|Since Mairead qualified as a R.N.I.D., she has spent over 30 years in the Social Care Sector working across a number of areas including Residential Services, Day Services, Early Intervention, Pre-schools and Respite/Family Support Services.
Joining the Muiríosa Foundation in 2002, Mairead brought her experience to the Day Service Co-ordinator role in the Laois and Offaly Region. Before being appointed to the Area Director role in 2013, Mairead provided leadership to implement change in Day Services well in advance of New Directions.
Since being appointed Regional Director in 2016, services have been developed which include provision of Individualised Supports, expansion of Day Services and Respite Services in Offaly and Residential Services in Laois, Offaly and Tipperary.
Mairead is motivated by and advocates to ensure that opportunities and person centred supports are provided to people to live their best life.
Regional Director for Laois and Offaly Services