People and Partners

Young Knocknaheeny Consortium Members

Ms. Ailbhe Creedon                HSE Cork North Speech and Language Dept.

Ms. Anne Horgan                    HSE Cork North Speech and Language Dept. *

Dr. Aileen Malone                   UCC Dept of Medicine and Child Health/ Kidscope

Dr. Louise Gibson                   UCC Dept of Medicine and Child Health/ Kidscope

Ms. Eileen Kearney                HSE North Cork Sector 4 Public Health Nursing Dept.

Mr. Ger Donovan                    St Mary on the Hill National School

Mr. Ger Philips                        Tusla Springboard*

Ms. June Hamil                       Before 5 Family Centre

Ms. Ingrid O’ Riordan              Tusla Le Cheile School Completion Programme*

Ms. Angela Kalaitzake            Hollyhill-Knocknaheeny Family Centre

Ms. Jenna Russell                  Barnardos Brighter Future Centre*

Dr. Margaret Curtin                 UCC School of Nursing and Midwifery *

Ms. Nuala Stewart                  Cork City Council / RAPID / Cork Northwest Regeneration*

Dr. Pat Corbett                        Chairperson / NICHE*

(*YK management group members)


Young Knocknaheeny Team

Katherine Harford                   Programme Manager

Brian Kelleher                         Programme Administrator

Catherine Maguire (s -HSE)   Infant Mental Health Specialist

Helen Troy      (s -HSE)          Public Health Nurse

Grace Walsh   (s –HSE)         Senior Oral Language Officer

Sally O’ Sullivan                      Oral Language Officer

Maeve Donegan                     Infant Parent Support Worker

Sinead Murphy                       Infant Parent Support Worker

Tracie Lane                             Infant Parent Support Worker

Maria Sloane                           Infant Parent Support Worker

Braedon Donald                      Research Officer

Lynn Buckley                          Programme / Research Assistant

Jenna Russell (c)                    Consortium Member Early Years Strategy Co-ordinator

Ingrid O’ Riordan (c)               Consortium Member Incredible Years Strategy Co-ordinator

Lucy Connelly (c)                    Independent Early Years Quality Improvement Mentor

A Plus Education (c)               The Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale & The Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale

Archways (c)                          Incredible Years training and mentoring

Additional Consultation provided by

Dr. Debbie Wetherstone (c)                    Michigan Association of Infant Mental Health, USA.

Kathryn O’ Riordan,                               Cork City Childcare Company

Dr. Shirley Martin,                                  UCC

Dr. Siobhan O’ Sullivan                          UCC, CCC.

Dr Maria Dempsey                                UCC

(s) Secondment

(c) Contractor

Service Delivery Partners

NICHE Tusla/ Springboard HSE Cork North Speech and Language Dept
ABC Programme ABC Managers ABC Evaluation
Tusla/ North Lee Social Work Department Tusla /School Completion Programme HSE Sector 4 Public Health Nursing
HSE Cork North Community Work Dept Northside GP’s Cork City Council /City Northwest Regeneration
Kidscope Hollyhill Library A Plus Education
Archways Foroige Youthlinks HSE Cork University Maternity Hospital
UCC Department of Epidemiology and Public Health UCC Department of Applied Social Studies UCC Department of Medicine and Child Health
UCC Department of Psychology UCC Department of Nursing and Midwifery Barnardos; Brighter Futures Centre
Before 5 Family Centre Padre Pio Early Start Hollyhill Knocknaheeny Family Centre
St Marys on the Hill Playlands Crèche Paisti @ no. 3 Preschool and Crèche Cork City Childcare Company
Sundays Well Girls National School St Mary on the Hill National School Sundays Well Boys National School
Scoil Padre Pio North Cork Infant Mental Health Network HSE Primary Care, Child Adolescent and Family Psychology.