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Arts Matter NI



Caroline Ní Nualláin, originally trained as a Barrister, she has moved into Consultancy, working with Amnesty International, Pobal – an umbrella organisation providing strategic direction to the sector, Iontaobhas na Gaelscolaíochta, a trust organisation for Irish language education and An Nasc, the Irish language property and resources development company, on plans for one of the largest public artworks in West Belfast. She is currently working with Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise, the Irish Guild of the Church of Ireland.


Simon Wood –  film maker. Co-founder of Northern Visions, a grass roots community media centre which broadcasts on NVTV, the Belfast Community television channel. In the past Simon has worked for BBC, Channel 4, RTE, TG4, UTV, ZDF, RAI, and numerous broadcast and production companies.

He has produced TV documentaries, short dramas, a feature film and many films for community, charity and campaign organisations He is the Technical Director with Journeyfor – a next generation Creative Agency in Belfast.


Tomaí Ó Conghaile - a magazine editor and presenter with over 10 years of experience in Irish language media. Previously a journalist and Deputy Editor of daily newspaper Lá Nua, Tomaí founded culture and lifestyle magazine NÓS in 2008 and was also involved with launching the Nuacht24 and Meon Eile news websites.He has presented Blas on BBC Radio Ulster for a number of years and can also be seen on screen from time to time. Currently he presents BBC 2’s chat and music series 'I Lár an Aonaigh', and before that presented the lively travel series 'Art agus Tomaí san Eoraip' as well as magazine chat show 'Imeall Geal' and ‘Meitheal nó Meáin’ on TG4

Board Member

Don McCamphill is a playwright, director and designer. He has written for 7:84 Theatre Company, Tinderbox, Calipo, BBC drama, Radio 4 and others. His radio plays have been nominated for the Society of Authors’ Imison Award and the Sony Award. In 2003 he was winner of the Bill Miskelly Award. Don has worked widely in theatre for Cerberus Theatre Co, Disturbance, Central School of Speech and Drama, the Young Playwrights’ Programme, Jagriti Theatre Bangalore and others. Most recently he was Education producer and Head of Department at Soho Theatre. Currently he is a Director with Tinderbox.