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Clare Lanigan

Digital Archivist and Coordinator

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Institution: Digital Repository of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy




Clare Lanigan is Digital Archivist and Coordinator on the ‘Digital Preservation of Reproductive Health Resources: Archiving the 8th‘ project.

Clare has worked for many years in the archiving and records management sector, most recently as a founder of Save Your Story, a company providing archiving advice, support and research to charities and non-profit organisations. Before this Clare was Education and Outreach Manager of the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI), helping develop and roll out the DRI’s training programmes for Members and the wider community.

Concurrent with her professional experience, Clare has devoted several years to volunteering in social justice organisations, particularly in the area of reproductive justice. This includes a central role in the successful Together for Yes referendum campaign in 2018. She has a deep understanding of the unique experiences and challenges of non-profit and voluntary social justice organisations.

DRI is funded by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science (DFHERIS) via the Higher Education Authority (HEA) and the Irish Research Council (IRC).

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