Staff of Drama and Theatre Studies at University of Galway

Students at the O’Donoghue Centre are taught by expert members of staff who specialise in multiple areas of expertise such as performance practice; theatre history; modern and contemporary Irish performance; and more. Click on staff names to learn more about their work and research.

Academic Staff

Dr Charlotte McIvor
Head of Post Graduates
Drama and Theatre Studies

Dr Ian R. Walsh 
Head of Discipline
Drama and Theatre Studies

Dr Miriam Haughton  (On research leave IRC Laureate 2023-2025)
Lecturer Above The Bar
Drama and Theatre Studies

Professor Patrick Lonergan
Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies

Dr Finian O'Gorman 
Head of Undergraduates
Drama and Theatre Studies

Dr Aideen Wylde
Lecturer of Drama and Theatre Studies
Internships Coordinator

Marianne Ní Chinnéide
Creative Director
O'Donghue Centre


Part-Time Drama Teachers and Teaching Assistants

Several Part-Time teaching staff also contribute to Drama modules, some as part of their own PhD training. 



Technical Staff

Mike O'Halloran,
Technical Manager, Drama  and Theatre Studies
Lecturer, Drama and Theatre Studies, 
NUI Galway, 
University Road,

Administrative Staff

Teresa O'Donovan (Mondays, Tuesdays and Friday afternoons)


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