Helen Nolan

Co-Founder & Chairperson

Having graduated with a BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance from Dublin City University, Helen trained as a Chartered Accountant with the Kepak Group in Clonee, Co Meath. Helen has worked at a senior level in the manufacturing/distribution industry in Ireland for over 10 years working with both the Kepak Group and the Boyne Valley Group. Helen is currently employed as a Parliamentary Assistant to Deputy Charlie McConalogue. She is a Co-Founder of Spraoi agus Spórt and has been instrumental in developing the Centre into a successful social enterprise. She has considerable experience in managing both private and public funding on behalf of the centre.

Cliodhna Byrne

Company Secretary

Cliodhna hails from West Donegal and is a native Irish speaker. Following her graduation from LYIT with a NCEA in Business & Secretarial Studies Cliodhna travelled and worked in the USA, Germany and England for many years before returning to Ireland to take up a permanent position with National Irish Bank. Cliodhna worked for over 18 years in the Bank as a senior bank official where her main area of responsibility was that of mortgage advisor. Whilst in employment, Cliodhna obtained many banking qualifications and a JEB Teachers Diploma in IT. In 2012 Cliodhna commenced employment in Naíscoil Dhomhnach Óg where she is studying FETAC Level 5 in Childcare.

Maria McElwaine

Maria is a qualified Chef from Killybegs Catering College, where she obtained her professional City & Guilds Chef Certificate 706-2. She also holds a child care qualification (NVQ Level 3). Maria has worked in the catering industry for almost 15 years and is currently private child care provider.

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Teresa Ann Boyle

Director with responsibility for disability and autism services

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Patricia Lee

Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley

Finance Director

Elaine Harkin

Elaine holds a BTEC National Diploma in Travel and Tourism as well as a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies. She has numerous years’ experience working with children and has worked in the family business since she was 16 years old. Elaine is currently a full time mother.

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Bríd McGonagle

Director with responsibility for Education

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Trisha Bracken

HR Director