our staff

The staff at Candle is our greatest resource.  We are privileged to work with a group of people who have a passion for youth work, who make a great personal commitment to the young people, who readily share their skills and talents, and who challenge and motivate each other in a vibrant team spirit. 

Alison Trimble

(Developmental Co-ordinator)

Amanda Brothers


Andy Doyle


Aoife Murphy

(Project Leader, Youth Service)

Bianca Kennedy


Breeda Slevin


Brian Johnston


Carmel Buckley

(Youth Worker)

Clare Mander

(Training Services Co-ordinator & Candle Home Liaison)

Dervella McNee

(Associate Director)

Donna Dinnegan


Elena Moreo

(Yoga teacher)

Ger Byrne


Harry Shannon

(Teacher/Health & Safety Officer)

John O’Gorman


Kathleen Moore


Kevin Callan


Linda Coogan

(Classroom Assistant)

Linda Hayes

(Financial Administrator)

Louise McCormack

(Youth Worker)

Lovette Omprogbe


Martina Galvin

(Teacher & QQI Co-ordinator)

Michael Ruddy

(Youth Worker)

Noel Dempsey


Samantha Yap


Una Cashin


Veronica Bowden


Veronica Woods

(Kitchen/Housekeeping supervisor)

Training Programme

Youth Service

Therapeutic Space


Get In Touch

Location: Lynch's Lane, Ballyfermot Rd, Dublin 10, D10 F519

Telephone: 01-6269-111

Email: info@candletrust.ie