Centre Manager

Caitriona joined our team just as we opened our doors in November 2018. Originally from London, Caitriona moved to her husband's native county Monaghan in the summer of 2018 and they live in Carrickmacross.   


Caitriona has a BA in English Literature & Philosophy from Trinity College Dublin, and has over 12 years office experience, previously working as an administrator and events organiser in a secondary school in London for four years prior to moving to Ireland.


Caitriona manages and schedules therapies and activities, ensuring a full and varied programme and calendar of events is on offer for children and their families to avail of. She loves to see new families visit the centre, as well as catching up with the regulars (and even better if there's biscuits!)



Office Administrator

Amanda joined our team in July 2021 as our Receptionist/Office Administrator. Amanda is the first point of contact for families, visitors and other callers to DSCNE, answering queries and providing information. Amanda also schedules and books appointments and helps with administrative tasks.

Amanda is from Carrickmacross, County Monaghan and loves travelling and animals - she has a Yorkshire Terrier mix called Harley) She was previously a Chef in Limerick but relocated back to her hometown in August 2020.



Support Worker

Kathy is the newest member of staff here and joined our team in February 2022 as our Support Worker. Kathy assists teachers and therapists to support children in small inviting, stimulating group settings.

Kathy is originally from Bailieboro, but living in Carrickmacross. She has succesffully completed Level 5 and 6 SNA Assisting courses and previously worked as a bus escort for Castleblayney College. She has also worked with adults with intellectual disabilities.

She has two grown up children and enjoys walking, running and boxercise classes in her free time.