Arts, Culture & Heritage
Feasibility study of a planned new International James Joyce literary attraction at Newman House, St Stephen's Green: CHL are now assisting with the implementation of this project, 2013.   UCD/National Library of Ireland
Live Nation: Assessment of the economic impact of the O2 and Bord Gais Energy Theatre, 2013/2014.   Live Nation
Glasnevin Trust: Strategic review of operations and organisation, 2013/2014   Glasnevin Trust
National Concert Hall: Strategic review of the programming, marketing and financial and operational performance of the National Concert Hall, 2013.   National Concert Hall
Professional Services for the Planning and Implementation of the UCD Imagine Science Film festival 2012(July 2011 - to date):Between July 11th and 16th 2012, the Dublin Imagine Science Film and Media Festival will showcase Irish Science and art to 6,000 scientists, policy makers, industry representatives, Journalists and investors from accross Europe. Commissioned by University College Dublin - Research Dept.   University College Dublin
Titanic Belfast: Programming, Coordination and Delivery of the Opening Festival and Events surrounding the launch of Titanic Belfast attraction in April 2012, November 2011 - to date.   Titanic Belfast
Dublin Contemporary 2011 (2009-2010): Dublin Contemporary 2011 (DC2011) will be a major multi-venue exhibition of Irish and International contemporary visual art. Running in Dublin for 8 weeks from September 6th to October 31st 2011, it will be the largest such exhibition ever organised in Ireland. CHL undertook the business and operational planning of this event, and have provided interim project management from December 2009 pending the appointment of a full-time project director.   Feilte Dhuibh Linne Teo.
Feasibility Proposal, Design Vision & Business Plan for Shandon Butter Exchange, Cork City, 2008, updated 2010   Cork City Council
Centre for Contemporary Irish Culture (2008-2010): This will be a unique centre housed in a dramatic and iconic building on the Kenmare River that will address a major gap in Kerry’s culture and tourism product offering by providing a ‘must-see’ cultural destination. The Centre’s mission will be to excite visitors by giving them a rich experience of contemporary Irish culture through a fusion of three unique elements: a beautiful location, a landmark building and an innovative programme of exhibitions, activities and events. CHL advised on the project content, prepared the business plan and have been engaged in the programme of fund-raising for the Centre.   CCIC Ltd.
preparation of strategic business plan 2009-2013 to assist the organisation to move forward on a successful development path, 2009   Triskel Arts Centre
Review of Visual Artists' Workspaces (2009): CHL were appointed by the Arts Council to conduct a review of the provision of visual artists' workspaces throughout Ireland. The study covered group studios, residencies and retreats and local authoritiy venues. CHL conducted detailed surveys of workspaces and visual artists during 2008 and interviewed a large number of stakeholders. The findings of the review will assist the Arts Council in the development of its policy with regard to workspace provision.   Arts Council
Cultural Infrastructure in Dublin's Docklands (2007-08): a strategic planning study of cultural infrastructure for Dublin's Docklands; the CHL team included Murray O'Laoire Architects and arts specialists, Charlie O'Neill and Ali Curran. The main objective of the study was to identify new cultural projects for the docklands area, taking into account the cultural developments already proposed or in development in Dublin. CHL have now been commissioned to advance a number of the recommendations arising from this study.   Dublin Docklands Development Authority
Cultural Elements of Ceannt Station Redevelopment, Galway (2007-08): CHL have been appointed advisors to CIE and the Ceannt Station design team on the identification of cultural elements that could be included in the redevelopment of this important city centre site.   CIE/Murray O'Laoire Architects.
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Titanic Quarter, Belfast (2007): Titanic Quarter Ltd appointed CHL to conduct a pre-feasibility study of a proposed Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art. The objectives of the study were to define a vision and goals for the proposed gallery, determine the desirable scale of the gallery and the facilities it should contain, to consider possible locations and to assess the potential level of development and operating costs.   Titanic Quarter Ltd
Museum of the Year Awards (2007): CHL devised a new all-island Museum of the Year Award scheme to replace the previous scheme which had been terminated. The new scheme was designed following research on schemes in other countries and extensive research and consultation with stakeholders in the museum sector throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland.   Heritage Council
Assesment of Historic Property (2007): an assessment of the potential of an historic building with regard to its future use in the context of the Trust's objectives, addressing conservation requirements, potential income generation uses, and public access. CHL were joined by Mitchell & Associates Architects in conducting the assessment.   Irish Heritage Trust
Heritage Trails in County Carlow (2007): CHL prepared a strategy and implementation plan for a network of heritage trails in County Carlow. The network is now being established.   LEADER

Fatima Mansions Arts and Cultural Plan (2007):Plan for the implementation of a five year arts & culture strategy for Fatima Mansions, 2006-2010 (in association with with Charlie O’Neill and Holohan Leisure Group)

  Fatima Regeneration Board
Making Space for The Arts in Dublin and Cork: Assessment of the performance, exhibition, production and living space needs for the Arts Sector in Dublin and Cork cities   The Arts Council
Identification and assessment of potential cultural uses to be included in a major development in Galway   Harcourt Developments Ltd.
Review of the James Joyce Cultural Centre and preparation of an outline business plan for the future operation of the centre   Department of Arts, Sport & Tourism
Review of the role and function of the Irish Manuscripts Commission   Irish Manuscripts Commission