Eithne Verling is Director of the Galway City Museum, a post she took up in 2013. Since then she has worked and collaborated with local agencies and communities to turn it into Ireland’s 11th most popular free tourist attraction.
Having graduated in archaeology, she has worked on excavations, in museums and on heritage projects. She worked for eight years with the Dublin based Heritage Council, where she was involved in developing policies and advising museums around the country. She is actively involved with Galway's bid to win the 2020 European City of Culture Award.