Rua Red is committed to good governance and has embarked upon the journey of compliance with the Governance Code.

Click to view our Governance Code (2016)

Rua Red keeps detailed books and records of accounts and maintains strict financial controls. The organisation is transparent in its audited financial statements. Rua Red has adopted the guidelines given in the Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) for charities as outlined in the Arts Council’s document ‘Recommended Guidelines for Financial Reporting’ in respect of accounts for 2016.

Click to view a copy of the most recent set of accounts (2016)

Rua Red is a registered Charity (CHY 18403) and is open, honest and fully transparent in its fundraising activities, the proceeds of which all go towards the primary activity of developing, managing and operating Rua Red. Rua Red is currently working to confirm compliance with the Statement of Guiding Principles of Good Fundraising developed by Irish Charities Tax Research Ltd (ICTR).

Click to view our Resolution regarding the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising

Rua Red’s policies on fundraising, use of donations, financial controls and feedback are outlined in the Donor Charter.

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Rua Red’s Salary Bands

Employee benefit range: €60,000 - €69,000

Number of employees: 1

Artistic Director

Maolíosa Boyle


Chairman: Frank Nevin
Donal Maguire, Peter Kavanagh, Anne Lynch, Cllr Dermot Richardson, Cllr Cora McCann,

Frank Nevin

Frank has worked in Local Government in Dublin/South Dublin County Council since 1982 apart from serving as the Housing Development Manager with the Dublin Docklands Development Authority from 1999 – 2001. Frank has been a Director of Services in South Dublin County Council since 2007 serving in the Housing, Planning and Transport functions and is currently Director of Economic, Enterprise & Tourism Development, including the Libraries and Arts functions. 

Donal Maguire

Donal Maguire, art historian and exhibition curator, manages the ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art (CSIA) at the National Gallery of Ireland. He leads the collection and programme development at the CSIA, the Gallery’s repository of Irish art library and archival collections. His research interests are in modern and contemporary Irish art, the Irish diaspora, and collection management. He has published and lectured widely at a national and European level and is a contributor to the RIA Art and Architecture of Ireland. He has curated exhibitions focusing on the work of artists including William Orpen and Jack B. Yeats, and contemporary artists John Beattie and Sabina MacMahon, as well as new commissions by Sarah Pierce and Garrett Phelan.

Peter Kavanagh

Peter Kavanagh is a native of Clondalkin and a representative of the South Dublin County Council Public Participation Network. He works in the NGO sector and volunteers with Muintir Chrónáin. He was the chairperson of the South Dublin County Council Public Art Selection Committee in 2017. He lives in Clondalkin with his wife.

Lian Bell

Lian Bell works as a set designer, cultural project manager, and artistic collaborator with some of the most significant arts organisations and contemporary performance makers in Ireland. As a designer, she has worked with contemporary dance and theatre artists since completing an MA in Scenography in Central St. Martins, London. As a project manager, she mainly works on festivals, artist development programmes and one-off events. Lian was Campaign Director of #WakingTheFeminists, the highly successful one-year grassroots campaign for equality for women in Irish theatre. Since the campaign, she continues to work with top theatre organisations around the country to establish better gender balance across the theatre community in Ireland.

Anne Lynch

Anne Lynch is a Senior Architect with South Dublin County Council. Before coming to SDCC, she was acting Chief Architect in Ballymun Regeneration Limited. She spent more than 13 years in Ballymun delivering high quality residential, community and public realm projects many of which are award-winning. She also worked alongside John Byrne, Corban Walker Andrew Clancy and Jochen Gerz facilitating delivery of their respective Public Art commissions. Prior to her time in Ballymun, Anne worked in the private sector. She has been a Member of the Council of the RIAI, the Architectural Graduates Association of UCD, was a founding member of the committee for the new Glasnevin Educate Together School, now DNCET and a member of the Board of Management of the NDNSP Educate Together School.

Cora McCann

Caroline Nolan

Dermott Richardson