The team at TIRC is made up of staff and volunteers working closely together.

Board and Directors

TIRC is an interagency group and its Board reflects this as well.

Our current Directors are:

  • Samuel Kiwanuka – Chairperson
  • Tom Nelan – Deputy Chair
  • Vera O’Leary
  • Rizwan Khan
  • Kemi Falade
  • Barbara Damm, Community Representative
  • Sylvia Thompson, Community Representative
  • Sean Lyons, Community Representative
  • Sinead Kelleher, Community Representative


  • Mary Carroll – Co-ordinator
  • Tina Diggin – HSE Community Support worker (Refugees) and Roma support
  • Theresa Elumelu – Family Support worker
  • Bimpe Obadina – Financial administrator
  • Mary O’Sullivan – Office Manager/Volunteer co-ordinator
Other members of the Board of Management include:
  • Caroline Doyle – HSE
  • Garda Irene O’Riordan – An Garda Siochana
  • Lorraine Bowler – NEWKD
  • John Loughrey NEWKD