Mary McAuliffe

Mary McAuliffe - Coordinator 4CNW

Mary McAuliffe – Coordinator 4CNW

Mary McAuliffe is an Independent Consultant working in Creative Industries Development and Cultural Planning. A former local government employee, Mary has over twenty-five years’ experience working in a variety of public service contexts. These include arts policy and programming, cultural planning and creative industries development.

From 1997 to April 2014 she worked with Sligo County Council in the following positions;

In 2012 Mary was assigned as the Coordinator of Sligo County Council’s 4CNW Business Innovation Support Programme. In this role she led the development and implementation of 4CNW, one of four concrete actions on innovation vouchers supported by the European Creative Industries Alliance (ECIA).

Professional qualifications include an MA in European Cultural Planning from De Montfort University, Leicester UK and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Arts Administration from UCD.

She has served as Chairperson of the Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland; as a Board member of Create – Ireland’s National Development Agency for Collaborative Arts and as a member of the Irish National Youth Arts Advisory Committee.

Mary is a regular contributor to conferences in Ireland and Europe