PATRICIA MULLIGAN has been involved in the festival movement from an early age. She trained at Trinity College London. She runs her own speech and drama school teaching to diploma level. She is a founder member and organising Secretary of Banbridge Performing Arts Festival.
She is an adjudicator member of the British and International Federation of Festivals and is an approved Drama Adjudicator for the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland and approved adjudicator for the Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama as well as being an Examiner for New Era Academy, London.