Our Team

Briga Gorman

Briga Gorman

Nurse & Therapist

Briga is a Nurse/Therapist qualified in Reflexology and Indian head massage. Briga helps to co-ordinate the Take a Break programme, and she is also one of our Breast Care consultants.

Ger Connaughton

Ger Connaughton

Senior Therapist

Ger is our Senior Therapist and life skills Consultant. During the Take a Break week programme she will take clients for Reflexology, Reiki and Meditation. Ger is also a bra & prosthesis specialist fitter.

Susan Reynolds

Nurse & Therapist

Susan co-ordinates the take a break residential programme and is available for support and advice. She is also one of our qualified Complementary Therapists as well as a Breast Care consultant.

Kamalika Ranasingha

Kamalika Ranasingha

Chef

Kamalika is our qualified 5 star Chef who does all the catering during the Take a Break residential programmes. She can cater for all dietary needs and will help you with any of your dietary enquiries.

Stephanie Meehan

House Keeping / Catering

Stephanie manages the upkeep of the Centre, maintaining it to the highest standard. She also assists Kamalika in the kitchen.  Stephanie co-ordinates the LARCC volunteers who maintain the Centre & grounds.

Bernie McHugh

Bernie McHugh

General Manager

Bernie joined LARCC in May 2010 bringing with her years of experience at senior managerial level. Bernie is manager of the Centre and it’s services.  She also looks after all the Marketing, PR and Fundraising for the charity, and is co-ordinator of the LARCC Fundraising Committee and the fundraising volunteers.

Patricia Sheridan

Patricia Sheridan

Fundraising Volunteer

Patricia is with LARCC since it’s foundation in 2002. Before her retirement Patricia played a key role in the Administration team and now as a volunteer she operates a very important role in the area of fundraising.

Marie Oxley

Marie Oxley

Administration

Marie is also with LARCC since it’s foundation in 2002. Marie plays a key role in the administration office, she is the friendly voice at the end of the phone when you call the Centre. Marie co-ordinates a number of the key fundraising events for LARCC every year.

Angela Collins

 Administration

Angela also plays a key role in the administration office, sometimes answering the main switch and meeting & greeting clients.  In particualr Angela helps Bernie with the co-ordination of fundraising events and with marketing administration duties.

Shay Colbert

Shay Colbert

Therapist

Shay is a highly qualified Instructor in Tai Chi and Qigong. During a Take A Break residential programme you will meet Shay and undertake exercises and learn breathing techniques which help to calm the mind and encourage emotional wellbeing.

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