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 | Director

Dr Niamh Sheridan | 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 | 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 Certificate in Leadership for Inclusion...

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Emma O’Callaghan Mullins  |  Solutions Manager

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 | 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,...

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Constance Fitzgerald  |  Administrative Support

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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Paula McDowell | Administrative Support

Paula McDowell | Administrative Support

Paula McDowell is the office support at Togher Family Centre. She has qualifications in Computer Studies and attends ongoing courses. Paula assists in the day-to-day running of Togher Family Centre as needed. 

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Pamela Sherlock | Supervisor | Tiny Learners

Pamela Sherlock | Supervisor | Tiny Learners

Pamela Sherlock is Supervisor in Tiny Learners at 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,...

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Marguerite Madigan  | Asst. Supervisor | Tiny Learners

Marguerite Madigan | Asst. Supervisor | Tiny Learners

Marguerite Madigan is Assistant Supervisor in Tiny Learners at Togher Family Centre. She holds a Fetac Level 5 in Early Childhood Care and Education. Marguerite has 6 years experience working in the early years sector and holds certificates in Child Protection and...

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Lindsey McHale | Asst. Supervisor | Tiny Learners

Lindsey McHale | Asst. Supervisor | Tiny Learners

Lindsey is an Early Years Assistant in Tiny Learners at Togher Family Centre. I am an assistant supervisor in Tiny Learners at Togher Family Centre. I have worked with Togher Family Centre since September 2019. I currently hold a QQI level 6 in Early Childhood Care...

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Siobhán Coomey | Supervisor | Blossom Grove

Siobhán Coomey | Supervisor | Blossom Grove

Siobhán Coomey is Supervisor in Blossom Grove at 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...

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Máire Lynch  |  Asst. Supervisor | Blossom Grove

Máire Lynch | Asst. Supervisor | Blossom Grove

Máire Lynch is an Assistant Supervisor in Blossom Grove at 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...

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Nora Mehigan  |  Supervisor | Tús an Bhóthair

Nora Mehigan | Supervisor | Tús an Bhóthair

Nora Mehigan is a Supervisor in Tús an Bhóthair at 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...

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Aedin Lehane | Supervisor | Tús an Bhóthair

Aedin Lehane | Supervisor | Tús an Bhóthair

Aedin Lehane is Supervisor in Tús an Bhóthair at 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 the...

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Alison Crowley  |  Asst. Supervisor | Tús an Bhóthair

Alison Crowley | Asst. Supervisor | Tús an Bhóthair

Alison Crowley is Assistant Supervisor  in Tús an Bhóthair at Togher Family Centre and has been with the organisation since 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...

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Frances Kelleher | Supervisor | Cur Le Chéile

Frances Kelleher | Supervisor | Cur Le Chéile

Frances Kelleher (Frankie) is Supervisor at Cur Le Chéile Pre-school. Frankie has 8 years experience in early years education 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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Elaine Kelleher | Asst. Supervisor | Cur le Chéile

Elaine Kelleher | Asst. Supervisor | Cur le Chéile

Elaine Kelleher has a Fetac Level 5 in Early Childhood Care and Education and is currently completing her Level 6 with Chevron Training.  She has been working as an Early Years Educator for the past 10 years and has experience working with children from the ages of 6...

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Sophie McConnell | Project Coordinator | Happy Hub

Sophie McConnell | Project Coordinator | Happy Hub

Sophie Mc Connell is the Project Coordinator for Togher Family Centre’s Youth Resilience Project (Happy Hub). She holds a Bachelor of Science (hons) in Psychology, a Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology and an MA in Criminology. Sophie began working with the...

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Stephanie Whiteford | Project Coordinator | The Pod

Stephanie Whiteford | Project Coordinator | The Pod

Stephanie Whiteford is Youth Work Project Coordinator of The Pod, Youth Resilience Project in Togher Family Centre since August 2020. Stephanie holds a B.A. in Early Years and Childhood Studies and a Postgraduate Diploma in Youth Work from UCC. Stephanie is currently...

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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.

Ms Catherine Mc Cabe: Chairperson

Mrs Vera Hayes: Vice Chairperson

Mrs Marion Mc Cabe: Secretary

Mrs Vera Hayes: Treasurer

Mr Denis Manning: Member

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