Lar Joye is Port Heritage Director at Dublin Port since 2017, responsible for 300 year old Port Archive and Port City Integration which entails the development of 16km of Greenways on the port estate and creating a distributed museum network from the Diving Bell museum on Sir Rogerson’s Quay
Previously he curated the award-winning Soldiers & Chiefs the Irish soldier at home and abroad from 1550 exhibition at Collins Barracks, described as a museum with a museum. He played a key role in the Decade of Commemorations 2012-2107 involved in a variety of projects including 1913 Lockout: Impact & Aftermath and Banners Unfurled exhibitions and the WWI exhibitions Recovered Voices & War in the Mud, the Irish Soldier on the Western Front. He worked closely with An Post in the creation of the GPO Witness History museum and was historical adviser for An Posts 2016 commemorative stamps.
More recently he has worked with the theatre company Anu productions on the plays Pals- the Irish at Gallipoli, Sunder, These Rooms, Canaries & Book of Names
He is a graduate of University College Dublin, Leicester University and the Getty Leadership Institute and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Irish Museums Association and the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust, previously he was chairman of the Irish National Committee of the Blue Shield.