The Board of the Cork International Film Festival has elected West Cork based Barney Whelan as its new Chair. Mr. Whelan, who is Skibbereen-based, has served on the board since 2019. The Board is also delighted to announce two new appointments to its Board of Directors, Nancy Hawkes and Sharon Brooks.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Whelan said “The Festival is a wonderfully dynamic and modern institution with a 65 year legacy and I am honoured to serve as Chair of its Board. The Festival is committed