Liam recruited, trained and managed volunteers to assist him with the ANSEO! digital archive including (and with special thanks to) Deirdre Gallagher and Karen Egan. Our current hardworking team of archivists is made up of Peter Gilroy, Pauline Mahon, Kieran Gilroy, Joe Duggan and Ann Ruddy.
ANSEO! founder and project manager is Liam Alex Heffron, a PhD history student at NUI Galway, and holding a first class honours MA Degree. Liam is the author of No Revolution - Igniting war in North Mayo, 1917-1923, published with Mayo County Library. He was awarded the NUI Galway EXPLORE Award for Innovation Partnership 2015-6, for his work in establishing the ANSEO! pilot project. He is also a stage and screen actor, most recently featuring with RTE’s Fair City and he has extensive experience working in the electronic security sector. Liam successfully led the development of the Blanemore Forest Archaeological Walk, which has become a popular heritage site attraction.