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.

Niamh Sheridan | Togher Family Centre Director

Niamh Sheridan is the Director of Togher Family Centre. She holds an Arts Degree, Higher Diploma in Youth and Community Work and Masters in Applied Social Studies from Maynooth University in addition to a Masters of Science in Management from Dublin City University...

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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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Frances Kelleher | Supervisor | Togher Pre-school

Frances Kelleher (Frankie) is Pre-school Supervisor at Togher Family Centre. Frankie has 8 years experience in preschool and also previous experience working with children of various ages. Previously Frankie worked in Bray as Preschool Supervisor in a community...

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Pamela Sherlock | Assistant Supervisor | Little Learners

Pamela Sherlock is the Early Years Assistant Supervisor in Early Years’ Service 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...

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Aedin Lehane | Supervisor | Little Learners Educare

Aedin Lehane is the Early Years (Age 1-3) Supervisor for Togher Family Centre, a position she has held for the last 8 years. Aedin was Assistant Supervisor for 7 years in the early years (Age 1-3 ) setting previous to her appointment as Supervisor. During this time...

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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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Deirdre Prendergast | Supervisor | Tús an Bhóthair

Deirdre is Supervisor at Tús an Bhóthair Pre-School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Studies, which she studied at U.C.C. Deirdre has worked at Togher Family Centre for 10 years, beginning in ‘Little Friars’, as Assistant Supervisor. She has...

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Nora Mehigan | Supervisor | Cur le Chéile

Nora Mehigan is currently the Supervisor at Cur Le Cheile preschool, which is one of our two outreach Pre Schools. 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...

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Alison Crowley | Assistant Supervisor | Cur le Chéile

Alison Crowley is assistant supervisor at Cur Le Chéile pre-school since September 2017. 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. Alison is also in the process of completing a...

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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

Mr Tim O Riordan: Member

Ms Sandra O Meara: Cork City Council Representative

Ms Karen O Sullivan – Principal Togher Girls School: Member

Mr Donnchadh O’ Laoghaire TD: Member

Cllr Henry Cremin: Member

Cllr Fergal Dennehy: Member

Cllr John Buttimer: Member