Nathan Mannion currently serves as the Senior Curator of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin’s Docklands. He is a Heritage Studies graduate of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology where he specialised in Museum Studies. Originally from Kilkenny he has previously worked with the national Heritage Council’s Museum Standards Programme for Ireland and as Deputy Curator of Rothe House Museum & Gardens. He was the co-founder of the Kilkenny Youth Heritage Society and currently serves on the Irish board of the International Council of Museums. He has a passion for cultural heritage, identity studies and hill walking.