Candidate for Dublin Bay South
Sarah is the Global Operations Manager of Science Gallery International, the global university linked network dedicated to breaking down the boundaries between art and science.
Sarah holds a BA in Communications from DCU and an MA in Cultural Policy and Arts Management from UCD. She has a background in theatre producing and financial management and worked for nine years as the Executive Producer for award-winning Irish theatre company, The Corn Exchange.
Sarah has served on the boards of Theatre Forum and GAZE Film Festival. She was a lead organiser in the #WakingTheFeminists campaign to achieve gender equality in Irish theatre by 2021, and most recently has convened a group of experts to put together Amplify Women’s toolkit on harassment.
She was appointed to the Board of the Abbey Theatre in 2016. Originally from Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Sarah lives in Dublin city centre with her partner Yvonne.
“I became involved in politics to effect change. Ireland’s future is a bright one and our potential is great. The time to make that change is now.”
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Sarah Durcan on why she is a SocDem
Sarah Durcan is excited to be involved with the SocDems.
She is equality and accessibility in education, housing and healthcare and knows that the SocDems are the party to deliver these values.