Irish Baroque Orchestra
c/o National Concert Hall
Earlsfort Terrace
Dublin 2
Republic of Ireland

Tel: +353 (01) 5545 220

© 2019 Website design by Aliye Cornish for the Irish Baroque Orchestra. All images by Sarah Doyle.

The IBO is a Registered Charity (CHY 18524). Read about our governance policy.



The Irish Baroque Orchestra will and does comply with the recommended guidelines for financial reporting. One member of the organisation is paid in the €40,000 - €50,000 remuneration band. The current code of governance is being updated to comply with the Charity Regulator's requirements and this will be complete by the end of 2020. 

IBO is committed to and adheres to the principles of good fundraising.  Our 2018 audited accounts and Constitution are available below.

The IBO also adheres to the guidelines issued by the Musicians Union and Incorporated Society of Musicians to tackle and prevent bullying, harassment and discrimination. These guidelines are laid out here.


Chair of the Board Darragh Kettle (appointed 5th March 2015)

Specialist Independent advisor Healthcare (Strategic and Business Development)

Former Board member of the Irish Music Rights Organisation and MCPS (Ireland) Ltd.

Company Secretary Deirdre Lyons (appointed 1st November 2018)

Board Member Seamus Crimmins (appointed 1st November 2018)

Former Executive Director RTE Orchestra, Quartet and Choir.

Served as Senior Music Producer, Commissioning Editor FM3 and most notably asfirst Head of RTE Lyric FM

Board Member Marianne Doyle (appointed 10th September 2012)

An experienced communications and marketing professional with broad research and editorial skills.

Marianne has a deep interest in the education and training industry. 

Board Member Oonah McCrann (appointed 24th July 2019)

Senior Counsel at the Law Library.

Oonah has a keen interest in music and particularly baroque music.

Board Member Brian Patterson (appointed 5th March 2019)

Experienced executive and team coach with extensive corporate knowledge.

Former Chairman of The Irish Times, The National Competitiveness council, Financial Regulator and Vodafone.

IBO Board Resolution