My name is Alex Mac Uaid and I am a fourth-year computing student in the Institute of Technology Tallaght. I have a passionate interest in Computing and event managing and sound engineering. I have gained a lot of experience and skills over the years working in Áras Chrónáin Irish Cultural Centre in Clondalkin where I started out as a stage hand and progressed onto sound technician, lighting and then organising, managing and producing a music festival for young bands in the Clondalkin area. Also I was involved with managing the Oireachtas Na Samhna which seen twelve thousand people attending the event. During the last year.
Over the past number of years I have cultivated an excellent working relationship with artists, companies, and fellow workers.
I now manage all major events, concerts and productions with top artists in Áras Chrónáin.
More recently I have worked on Albums and a movie soundtrack, Promotional Videos, Music Videos, website development and application development projects. Some Development projects where the "Gaeilge Le Chéile" website, "S&L Clothing" website as well as government projects which I worked on whilst being an executive officer for the Department of Social Protection.
I have also worked with West Dublin Access Radio 96fm training in all aspects of digital media production. From this learning, I managed and produced a weekly radio show every Saturday and Tuesday on WDAR and more recently I now manage and produces a radio show on Raidió Na Life which is on 106.4FM every Saturday, Sunday and Thursday.
I have worked on radio shows for RTÉ Raidió Na Gaelteacht also I have made Stingers(Advertisements) for Spin 103.8 FM and enjoyed working with the Irish Fairy Door Company for some of their productions.
I co-founded along with my Fiancée Alison Ní Bhriain, the ITTD Cumann Gaelach. which in its first year won the B.I.C.S Best New Society Award 2016 and Best New Society in the Institute of Technology Tallaght.
I served as the position of Cathaoirleach (Chairperson) of the society for two years.
"I have work with an international tour manager over the last six years on various events and productions and have learned that one should never presume anything, planning is the key to a successful event if you are going to do something do it to the best of your ability or don’t do it at all. "