Eileen Burgess


Eileen Burgess is the Donegal County Librarian and Manager of Donegal County Council’s Cultural Services Division with responsibility for Arts, Museum and Archives along with Public Libraries. She is one of the two nominees of the Chief Executive of Donegal County Council to the Board of Letterkenny Theatre Management Company.

Eileen studied Librarianship & Classical Studies in Aberystwyth, Wales. She has over 30 years experience in a range of positions – in public library services in Galway and Donegal and in developing specialised libraries at the National Documentation Centre in Khartoum, Sudan and at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Eileen has a keen interest in world music, film, development and social issues. She is also an avid traveller.