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Dundalk Media Centre CLG Board of Directors 2019/2020


Back left to right

Sean Callaghan, Gussie Hearty (Dundalk and District Junior League), Marian Del Duca Board Secretary (Dundalk Toastmasters), Pat Byrne (Dundalk Lions Club), Alvaro Lucchesi, Garrett Weldon.

Front left to right.

Pat Hamilton (Young Irelanders), Caoimhe O’Malley (Vice Chair), Joe Duffy (Chairperson), Emma Coffey (Treasurer).

Dundalk FM Staff

You can call 042 939 51 00 and reception will put you through directly to staff.

Alan Byrne

Alan Byrne, Manager alanbyrne@dundalkfm.com

Padraig Quigley, Assistant Manager, Programming, OB’s padraigquigley@dundalkfm.com

Paddy McEneaney, News, Community Notices, Training paddymac@dundalkfm.com

Marissa Lucchesi, Training, Community Development, Current Affairs marisslucchesi@dundalkfm.com

Kathleen Marmion,  Accounts and Administration info@dundalkfm.com

Darren Watters, Accounts and Administration info@dundalkfm.com

David Bellew

David Bellew, Evening Duty Manager, Spotlight Show davidbellew@dundalkfm.com

Billy Lyons,  Weekend Duty Manager billylyons@dundalkfm.com


Andrew Nulty      andrewnulty@dundalkfm.com

Joe Duffy       joeduffy@dundalkfm.com

Joe Duffy

Dundalk FM Board of Directors and Committee meeting dates 2020.



and Technical


1st Tuesday

4.30 pm





Last Tuesday

of the Month



2nd Tuesday

7.00 pm



3rd Tuesday

7.00 pm

January 7th 28th 14th 21st
February 4th 25th 11th 18th
March 3rd 26th 10th 10th
April 7th 28th 14th 21st
May 5th 26th 12th 19th
June 2nd 30th 9th 16th
July 7th 28th 14th 21st
August 4th 25th 11th 18th
September 1st 29th 8th 15th
October 6th 27th 13th 20th
November 3th 24th 10th 17th
December 1st 29th 8th 15th

Programme and Technical Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. Examine and make recommendations on programme proposals, demos and provide feedback to their contributors.

  2. Review programmes on a regular basis and ensure that all BAI and other related requirements are being satisfied.

  3. The sub committee will be comprised of at least one Board Director, three representatives of the radio presenters/technical persons, broadcast staff and the Manager of the Dundalk Media Centre.

  4. The sub committee will meet at least once a month and will report on a monthly basis to the Board of Directors.

  5. The sub committee will strive to make decisions by consensus or simple majority. The quorum for all meetings will be three persons.

Programme and Technical Meetings are at 4.30pm on the first Tuesday at the Dundalk FM Offices and are open to all members and people with new programme ideas.

Management and Operations Committee (Office Holders)

Terms of Reference

  1. Follow up on actions from the Board Meeting.

  2. Keep track of progress of the Strategic Plan activities.

  3. Advise and support the Manager.

Funding and Finance Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. Agree the Annual Budget.

  2. Identify sources of funds.

  3. Ensure cash flow is sufficient for the business.

  4. Ensure financial guidelines and companies registration office compliance.

  5. Set pay rates for staff and external projects.

Finance Committee Meetings are at 7pm on the second Tuesday at the Dundalk FM Offices.

Human Resources Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. Help resolve issues regarding staff and volunteers in relation to the Grievance and Disciplinary Procedure.

  2. Ensure all recruitment follows procedure including creating Job Descriptions.

  3. Ensure the Annual Appraisal is carried out and a Training Plan created.

  4. Organise a Training Calendar of events and refresher courses as required including board, staff and volunteer training and exchange.