Governance

Fire Station Artists’ Studios was incorporated on 17 July 1989 as a company limited by guarantee. Company Number: 147539. The company operates under the registered business name: Fire Station Artists’ Studios
 
The Revenue Commissioners granted charitable status to the company in December 1992 with the reference CHY 10179.
 
Consequent upon the commencement of the Charities Act, 2009, since October 2014 the company is a registered charity. Charity Number: 6544853S. By virtue of Section 2 of the Act, the directors of the company are deemed also to be charity trustees.
 
Click here to view the company’s Constitution (Memorandum & Articles of Association).
 
The Members of the company are Amanda Coogan, Roisin Hogan. Mel McGiobuin, Peter McKenna, Martin Moloney, Alan Phelan, Anthony Haughey.
 
Click here to view the Directors’ Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2016.
 
The Trustees/Directors Report and Financial Statements for the year ending 31 December 2015 and all following years have been prepared in accordance with the Charities SORP (Statement of Recommended Practice) (FRS102) as recommended by the Charity Commission for England and Wales.
 
In September 2015 the Board of Directors committed to working towards compliance with the Code of Governance for Community and Voluntary Organisations www.governancecode.ie and with the Principles of Good Fund Raising, as drawn up by the Irish Charities Tax Reform Group (ICTRG).
 
The company has 6 employees. The remuneration of the two highest paid employees lies within the range €41,000 - €50,000.
 

Board of Directors

 
Roisin Hogan chairs the board. She was Director of the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology from 1997 – 2001, prior to which she was principal of the Dun Laoghaire Art School. She is interested in helping to develop further top-level support structures for the emerging artist, encouraging professional development. 
 
Amanda Coogan works between Dublin and Belfast. She is one of the most exciting contemporary Visual Artists in Performance Art. Amanda was awarded the Allied Irish Bank’s Art prize in 2004. She has performed and exhibited her work extensively including The Venice Biennale, Liverpool Biennial, PS1, New York, Galeria Safia, Barcelona, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris and the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin. Coogan's practice is represented by the Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin. 
 
Mel MacGiobúin is the co-ordinator of North Inner City Drugs Task Force. He has experience of community arts policy and practice, particularly in an urban context. He is actively in local community projects. He is a poet.
 
Peter McKenna was appointed as the Stadium Director of Croke Park Stadium in 2001. Prior to joining Croke Park, Peter held the position of Chief Executive of Smurfit Publications, Smurfit Publishing and Design and iVenus.com.
Peter was appointed to his current position of Stadium & Commercial Director for the GAA in 2011. Under this remit he is tasked with steering the Association’s sponsorship, media rights, licensing and general games promotion. In 2013, Peter won the Marketer of the Year Award.
In addition to his work with the GAA, Peter is a Director of Fire Station Artists Studio, Chairman of the IIFT and on the advisory board of One Young World. Peter is a Chemical Engineering graduate from University College Dublin.
 
Martin Moloney is the Head of Markets Policy at the Central Bank of Ireland. In that capacity, Martin is responsible for the formulation of policy in relation to the prudential supervision of investment firms, UCITS and non-UCITS funds and Market Infrastructure. He is a member of the European Regional Committee of the International Organisation of Securities Regulators and of the IFSC Funds and Asset Management Working Groups. 
Martin holds a PhD. in philosophy and Masters Degrees in Economic Policy and in International Business Law and postgraduate diplomas in arbitration, white collar crime and regulatory management. He has also completed professional examinations of the Chartered Institutes of Bankers and Arbitrators.
 
Alan Phelan is an artist who lives and works in Dublin. He is a former resident of the Fire Station Artists' Studios. Born in Dublin, he studied at Dublin City University and Rochester Institute of Technology, New York. He has exhibited widely internationally including Bonn Kunstmuseum; Detroit Stockholm; Treignac Projet, France; BOZAR, Brussels; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Chapter, Cardiff; SKUC, Ljubljana; SKC, Belgrade; OK11, Helsinki; Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai; Galería Del Infinito Arte, Buenos Aires. In Ireland exhibitions include IMMA, TBG+S, mother’s tankstation Dublin; Lewis Glucksman Gallery, The Black Mariah, Cork; Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast; and Limerick City Gallery of Art. 
 
Anthony Haughey is an artist and a lecturer in the Dublin Institute of Technology where he supervises practice-based PhD’s. He was a Research Fellow (2005-8) at the Interface Centre for Research in Art, Technologies and Design at the University of Ulster Belfast, where he completed a PhD in 2009. His work has been widely exhibited nationally and internationally.