Area Based Childhood Initiative
Blue Skies Initiative

Meet the Team

Sarah Thornberry

Project Coordinator

Sarah is the project co-ordinator with the Blue Skies Initiative. Before joining the team, Sarah worked with the Youth Services in Clondalkin for ten years.

Sarah has a huge range of training, skills and experience working with the local community.

Jess Tobin

Project Development Worker

Jess has worked in the youth and community sector for 20 years, this includes 10 years in Youth Work.

Her experience include working in diverse community settings and has a huge range of training, and skills in working with the local community.

Aoife Connolly

Aoife is our Project Development Worker dedicated to the Adamstown area.

Aoife comes to Blue Skies Initiative with Youth & Community experience across local government, youth work settings and a special interest in youth mental health programme delivery.

Jenny Thorpe

Project Development Officer

Jenny has worked in the Early Years/ School Aged sector for 20 years, including 10 years managing a community based service.

Her experience includes working in both community and private settings, and she has a wide range of skills and expertise in working with the children, young people and their families.

Agnieszka Krzyzanowska

Development Officer

Kate Connell

Development Officer

Kate brings to Blue Skies her experience of working with very young children in Early Childhood Education services along with delivering training and advocating for parents of children with additional needs.

Carol Carey

Early Years Mentor

Carol comes to the Blue Skies Team with 36 years’ experience working with children and families in Early Childhood Care and Education in community based services.

Catriona Doyle

Catriona is our PC+ Coordinator and has been working in the Youth & Community Sector for almost 15 years.

Over the past 18 months she has been working primarily with Parents living in Tallaght and Clondalkin.

She truly believes it takes a village to raise a child and it also takes a village to support parents.

Anne Skully

Parent Child Plus – Home Visitor

Lynda Cunningham

Parent Child Plus – Home Visitor

Lisa Norris

Parent Child Plus – Home Visitor

Fiona O’Brien

Parent Child Plus – Home Visitor

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