Our Team

Staff at Togher Family Centre are highly trained professionals in their chosen field with many years of experience working with families, adults and children.

At Togher Family Centre you will meet caring people who will do their best to support you and your family. We will take the time to talk to you about your concerns, big or small, and work together to meet your needs. We are resourceful and innovative, and we are here for you.

Dr Niamh Sheridan | Togher Family Centre Director

Dr Niamh Sheridan is the Director of Togher Family Centre. She holds a Doctorate in Education in Leadership from Dublin City University (DCU) and also a Masters of Science in Management from DCU. In addition Niamh holds an Arts Degree, Higher Diploma in Youth and...

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Elaine Barry | Operations Manager

Elaine Barry is Operations Manager at Togher Family Centre. In this role Elaine co-ordinates the operations of the Early Years Team, Family Support Service and various innovative projects throughout the service. Elaine holds a M.A in Leadership and Advocacy in Early...

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Emma O’Callaghan Mullins | Solutions Manager

Emma O’Callaghan Mullins is the Solutions Manager at Togher Family Centre. Emma has worked in TFC since 2009 and works with all the services within TFC and offers supports when needed. Emma Holds a MA in Social Policy and a BA Hons in Early Childhood Studies, both...

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Jude Budden | Facilities and H&S Co-ordinator

Jude Budden is the Facilities and Health & Safety Co-ordinator at Togher Family Centre. Jude has worked at Togher Family Centre for the past 8 years. Jude has completed an IBEC Health & Safety Co-ordinator course and is qualified in Fire Safety Training, H.A.C.C.P and...

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Constance Fitzgerald | Administrative Support

Constance Fitzgerald is the Secretary at Togher Family Centre. She has a qualification in Business Studies, and attends ongoing courses and workshops. Constance has worked in the Community and voluntary sector since 2000. Constance ensures the smooth running of Togher...

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Jackie Costelloe | Family Support Worker

Jackie Costelloe is the Family Support Worker at Togher Family Centre and also co-ordinates the Family Access programme. Jackie has worked in her current role for the past 5 years. Jackie spent many years working in the private sector, before training as a Social...

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Pamela Sherlock | Supervisor | Little Learners

Pamela Sherlock is a Supervisor in Togher Family Centre. She holds a QQI Level 6 in Early Childhood Care and Education. Pamela is qualified in High/Scope implementation method and holds a certificate in English as a Second language, Child Protection, Fire Safety and...

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Alison Crowley | Assistant Supervisor | Little Learners

Alison Crowley is assistant supervisor  in Togher Family Centre September 2017. Alison holds a B.A. in Early Years and Childhood Studies from UCC (2017). Alison also has up to date Manual Handling and First Aid training.  In October 2018 Alison did a three day First...

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Siobhán Coomey | Supervisor | Togher Pre-school

Siobhán Coomey is a Supervisor in Togher Family Centre.  She has worked in Togher Family Centre since September 2012. Siobhán has a BA in Applied Early Childhood Studies (2018). She also has a FETAC Level 6 qualification in Early Childhood Care and Education and a...

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Máire Lynch | Assistant Supervisor | Togher Pre-school

Máire Lynch is an assistant supervisor in Togher Family Centre. Máire holds a QQI Level 5 in Early Childhood Care and Education. Máire also has up to date Manual Handling, First Aid training, HACCP and Fire safety. In October 2018, Maire did a three day First Aid...

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Sarah Gallagher | Project Coordinator | Happy Hub

Sarah Gallagher is Togher Youth Resilience Project (Happy Hub) Coordinator. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Level 8) in Social Science (B.Soc.Sc) from UCC. She also holds a Masters (Level 9) from UCC in Community and Voluntary Sector Management (M.Soc.Sc). Sarah is...

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Nora Mehigan | Supervisor | Tús an Bhóthair

Nora Mehigan is a Supervisor in Togher Family Centre. Nora has worked at Togher Family Centre for the last 20 years, she has a Fetac Level 5 + 6 in Early Childhood studies, a Cache Level 3 in High/Scope and has taken part in numerous training which includes High/Scope...

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Aedin Lehane | Supervisor | Tús an Bhóthair

Aedin Lehane is an Early Years (Age 3-5) Supervisor in Togher Family Centre. Aedin has being working in Togher Family Centre for the past 17 years. During this time Aedin implemented a child centred and age appropriate programme. Aedin also has experience working in...

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Nessa Goulding | Assistant Supervisor | Tús an Bhóthair

Nessa Goulding is a Assistant Supervisor in Togher Family Centre. She studied at UCC and holds a Degree in Early Childhood Studies. She has also studied in the Implementation of High/Scope Education. She has worked at Togher Family Centre for 3 years. During her time...

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Marion O’Malley | Assistant Supervisor | Cur Le Chéile

Marion O’Malley is a Assistant Supervisor in Togher Family Centre. She holds a QQI Level 6 in Early Childhood Care and Education. She has participated in on-going professional development training including English as a second language, First Aid, HACCP, Polish...

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Terry O’Donovan | Assistant Supervisor | Cur Le Chéile

Terry O’Donovan is an Early Years Assistant Supervisor in Togher Family Centre where she works Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. She has worked in the Togher Family Centre organisation for 17 years. She holds a Cache Diploma Level 2 in NNEB (Nursery Nurse) and Fetac...

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Board of Management

The Board of Management at Togher Family Centre are committed to ensuring a high standard of governance for the organisation. The board members are drawn from the local community,statutory bodies and political representatives.

Mr Denis Manning: Chairperson

Mrs Marion McCabe: Vice Chairperson

Mrs Catherine McCabe: Secretary

Mrs Vera Hayes: Treasurer

Mrs Eileen Murphy: Member

Ms Sandra O Meara: Cork City Council Representative

Ms Karen O Sullivan – Principal Togher Girls School: Member

Cllr Henry Cremin: Member