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Ailbhe Murphy

Dr. Ailbhe Murphy is Director of Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts in Ireland. Create is a resource organisation for artists working in social and community contexts, offering professional development, mentoring, project development support, commissioning and project opportunities as well as research and training. Create also manages the Artist in the Community Scheme for the Arts Council and is leading the Arts Council’s three year Creative Places pilot programme in Tuam, in the West of Ireland. At Create Ailbhe is responsible for core programming and strategic and organisational development and partnerships, nationally and internationally.