DCU Governing Authority

Orla Nic Aodha

Orla Nic Aodha works in the library in DCU. She is a member of the senior management team and was appointed Associate Director of Public Services and Outreach in October 2016. Prior to that Orla was the Head Librarian in St. Patrick’s College. Other positions include Assistant Librarian in the School Of Celtic Studies, as part of the Institute for Advanced Studies. Orla has a degree in Irish and History from NUI Maynooth and an MA in Irish. She wrote her theses on the Irish novelist Máirtín Ó Cadhain, alumni of St. Patrick's College. She has a Diploma in Employee Relations and Human Resource Management from the National College of Ireland and recently completed the ECIU Leadership Development Programme. Orla is a member of GlasDrum, a non-profit organisation, which works in partnership with local and national organisations to programme arts and cultural experiences for the people of Glasnevin and Drumcondra. Orla is an Associate of the Library Association of Ireland and a member of the Equality Committee of IFUT (The Irish Federation of University Teachers).