West Cork Committee

Katherine O'Sullivan

President

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Katherine is the Managing Director of O’Donnell Furniture Design and President of
Network Ireland West Cork.

Marie Wiseman

Vice President

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Marie Wiseman is owner and founder of Wiser Marketing, a west Cork

based marketing consultancy offering training, advice and practical

help in delivering all forms of marketing initiative.  She also

delivers the Start Your Own Business Programme with Business IQ, on

behalf of Local Enterprise Offices across Munster.

Prior to returning to her native west Cork in September 2017, Marie

held various senior marketing positions in the UK, on household brands

such as Hovis, Ambrosia, McDougalls and Bisto.

Adrienne Harrington

Business Awards Coordinator

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Adrienne is Head of Enforcement, Legal & Governance at CSO. In September 2017-2020 she took up the post of Chief Executive of the Ludgate Hub in Skibbereen, leaving Dublin after 25 years to move to West Cork. Prior to that, she was responsible for digital and data protection policy in the Department of the Taoiseach (Prime Minister’s Office).  As a civil servant for many years, Adrienne worked in a number of Government Departments, as well as being Chief Executive of the Psychological Society of Ireland for a number of years, and spending time in Namibia as a development worker with Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO).

Adrienne is chair of the South West Region Action Plan for Jobs Steering Group, appointed by the Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation.

She was the first President of the West Cork branch of Network Ireland which was established in March 2018.

Adrienne has a Doctorate in Governance from Queen’s University Belfast, as well
as a Masters in Business Studies from the UCD Smurfit Business School.

Yvonne Cahalane

Social Media Officer

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Yvonne is an experienced social media manager for multiple organisations. Yvonne
is also constituency secretary for Fine Gael in Cork South West & an Emergency First Responder for
the Irish Red Cross. Yvonne recently completed her marketing training & is a patient representative for Irelands electronic health records systems & our new cervical check panel along with being a mother of two great little
boys & a student of law.

Caroline Murphy

Ex Officio & Treasurer

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Anna Healy

Mentoring for Success Manager for Network Ireland

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Anna is a Professional Life Coach for over 15 years. She is passionate about empowering people to make choices that are good for their life, business or career. Anna works with women through her Wingwoman Coaching Programme and her Lighthearted Women online business success group.

Anna oversees the Mentoring Programme for Network Ireland members nationally.

Majella Galvin

Assistant Secretary & Ezine Officer

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Majella Galvin is an Auctioneer and Valuer at DNG Galvin Property Services. She has over 12 years professional experience in the property market dealing with sales, lettings and valuations.

Majella is a member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers, Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and a Registered Valuer with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. She plays an active role in the property profession and is Vice Chairperson of the Southern region Committee of the Society of Chartered surveyors.

Shelia McCarthy

Branch Secretary

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Shelia McCarthy is Micro Market Manager AIB Bandon Hub, covering Bandon, Kinsale, Clonakilty and Macroom branches.
Shelia has worked in AIB for the past 22 years and work with a wonderful group of colleagues, who strive to help our customers achieve their financial hopes and dreams.
AIB, like many financial organisations have seen so many changes over the years in our procedure and processes but centre to all of this is our customers who will always comes first for me.
Mother to three beautiful kind children, Jack, Molly and Ella and wife to a very patient John.
An extremely sporty house with hurleys, helmets, sliotars and footballs to be found in all parts of the garden.
– Hobbies include walking, baking, reading and all things fashion.. partial to a G&T now and again and adore spending time with family and friends.

Tracey Daly

Events Officer

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Tina Darb

Events Officer

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Tina Darb is a PR, Marketing and Content specialist with a background in art and design. Known for her dynamic energy, Tina is a great ideas person and really brings a fresh perspective, enhancing business results. Tina is currently marketing manager at an AI Software Solutions company based in Cork. In 2019 she won the Network Ireland West Cork ‘Rising Star’ Employee Category Award at Regional Level and was shortlisted for the National Awards.

Sandra Maybury

PR Officer

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Sandra Maybury is a Marketing Specialist and founder of Maybury Marketing.  She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Maybury Marketing helps business owners to reconnect with existing customers, reach new audiences, build their brand and get their message out there so ultimately they grow sales. Maybury Marketing provide packages tailored to your business requirements.

Michelle Ryan

Membership Officer

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My name is Michelle Ryan and my business called B•WELLHIVE

I am a specialist in Nutrition & Positive Mindset Coaching. Empowering busy professional, treating weight gain & digestive issues to maximise performance through eating the right food without guilt, and thus providing increased levels of confidence as a result of feeling good.
As a Certified Nutritionist, & Positive Mindset Coach that loves life and the feeling of vitality, I’m passionate about sharing my expertise around health and wellness, so that my friends, family, and clients can also benefit and experience optimum health.  The objective is to keep the content and discussion to the point, as well as making it interesting, fun, informative, engaging, and applicable so that you can gradually build your own healthy and positive mental framework around the idea of increased health and wellness without forcing it on yourself.

Claire Lehane

Ezine Officer

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Claire Lehane is a HR Consultant and owner of CL HR Consultancy. Claire holds a Business Degree and a Masters in HR Management. Claire is also a trained workplace Mediator. With over 12 years of HR experience, Claire has a wealth of knowledge across the HR field. CL HR Consultancy provides tailored HR services and solutions for businesses. CL HR Consultancy is dedicated in helping businesses meet their HR legal responsibilities and develop a positive and productive workplace that drives business success.

Sheila Munroe

Membership Officer

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Sheila is known for her high energy, passion and vibrancy for life. A doting Mum, wife and entrepreneur with a thriving business in the health and wellness field.  She has a knack for healthy living and makes “having it all” look easy.

When she was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease in 2006 it inspired a healing journey that would ultimately lead to her greatest blessing & motivate those around her.

Sheila is now trailblazing the Mumpreneur path and will show others how to crack the balance code for mums to have it all and thrive!

Maura O'Connell

PR Officer

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Maura set up her business, West Cork Casting Studio, from her home near Dunmanway just over 3 years ago. It was the perfect coming together of her artistic ability, her interest in people and their connections to their past. Her life-casting work specializes in family keepsakes that capture a moment in time forever. Due to the ongoing Covid 19 crisis she has been able to bring her business in a new direction with bespoke fingerprint keepsake jewellery.