Mary Coffey

Mary Coffey

Mary Coffey

Mary’s roots are in East Clare to which she has returned. Since coming home to live in Tuamgraney full time she has been heavily involved with her local community. 

 

Professionally Mary has worked in the field of radiotherapy education and development for many years. She has wide experience of committee work at local, national and international level. Her work has resulted in professional recognition and improved education for radiation therapists and a national strategy for radiotherapy development.  

 

Since returning to Tuamgraney she has shown that she is heavily committed to community development and has been involved in many aspects of the local community :- a long term member of Tuamgraney Development Association and is currently vice chairperson responsible for the future establishment of a community centre; secretary of the local ICA guild and co-ordinator of the Tuamgraney Harp Festival.  Currently she is also the Mayor of Tuamgraney. 

 

“Mary is a woman who believes in local community and is not afraid to speak up and be heard when things need to be said….! “

Rose Anne White

Rose Anne White

Rose Anne White

Rose Anne White has been an active member of the community in Killaloe for the past six years. She founded the Killaloe-Ballina Local History Society with Arlene White in 2017, and the group has flourished since. She has campaigned for improvements locally, specifically in the area of local heritage, public transport, community gardening, and facilities for children. She has had a long career in the heritage sector and is now working in the area of public policy.

Ann Marie Flanagan

Ann Marie Flanagan

ANN MARIE FLANAGAN

Ann Marie is Regional Development Officer with Shine: supporting people affected by mental ill-health.

She has a Masters in Partnership studies, post grad in human services management & community development.

She is person centred and solution focused in family therapy counselling and is a regular contributor to policy discourse and publications on the rights of disabled women and men, gender and equality.

Most recently Ann Marie led a national petition and representation to government to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

She is active locally and nationally on social justice and environmental protection issues and contested two local elections.

Christy Sinclair

Christy Sinclair

Christy Sinclair

Christy Sinclair was one of the founding members of Clare PPN. He previously served as a Secretariat member and as part of the finance subcommittee. He specialises in the installation and certification of photo-valtic systems and is a keen environmentalist, rock climber and greyhound adopter. He has been involved with a number of community groups in Clare including the Burren Eco Tourism Network and Clare Bus where he served as a board member. His interests are in securing a ‘living wage’ for those working in Clare and ensuring that communities are takings steps towards sustainable energy use. He will bring all these interests to represent Clare PPN’s member groups on the Rural Development Forum.