Our Network from members to organisations

Members working in Special Needs and Disability

Maria Brenner

Associate Professor in Children's Nursing, Trinity College Dublin

susan brocklesby

Independent consultant

Tara Delamere (nee Murphy)

Formally Programme Manager Research with the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (2012-2017). Currently on a short career break.

Joanne Doherty

Lecturer Early Childhood Education and Care

Galway - Mayo Institute of Technology

Aoife Gallagher

PhD Scholar ( SPHeRE programme)

University of Limerick

Sarah Hourigan

Research Analyst, Health Research Board

Dr Noel Keating

Student who has just completed his PhD study on Children's Spirituality and the Practice of Meditation

Waterford Institute of Technology

Helen Lynch

Senior lecturer and play researcher

University College Cork

Christine Magee

Support worker; Research assistant

Inclusion Ireland

Claire Maguire

Operations Executive

Cocoon Childcare

Elizabeth Mathews

Lecturer in Inclusive and Special Education

Dublin City University

Eucharia McCarthy

Senior Lecturer and Director of the Curriculum Development Unit, Mary Immaculate College. Lecturer in Special and Inclusive Education.

Mary Immaculate College

Lynne McKerr

Research Assistant

Queen's University Belfast

Colette Murray

Early Childhood Lecturer and Coordinator of the Equality and Diversity Early Childhood National Network EDeNn

Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown

Michelle O'Donoghue

Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy

University of Limerick

Jacqui O'Riordan


University College Cork

Mary Roche Bourke



Suja Somanadhan

Assistant Professor in Children's Nursing

University College Dublin

Simon Stones

Patient Leader and Doctoral Researcher in Child and Family Health

University of Leeds

Marcin Szczerbinski


University College Cork

Groups and Organisations working in Special Needs and Disability