Meet The Team

Deirdre Grant (Chief Executive Officer)

Patricia Pugh (Director of Services)

Mairead Mangan (Head of Fundraising)

Linda Houlihan (Front-of-House Co-ordinator, South Circular Road)



Yvonne Kelly (Front-of-House Co-ordinator, Eccles Street)


Frieda Forde (Fundraising Manager)

Jessica Sheehan (Fundraising Executive)

Jane (Senior Services Manager)

Maura Murphy (Accountant)


Board of Directors

Barbara Cosgrave (Co-Founder)

George Kerwin (Co-Founder)

Pat Kenny (Chairman)

Sarah Murphy (Secretary and Director)

Conor Brady

Patrick Cafferky

Dr Vincent Carroll 

Eamonn de Loughry

Dr Cliona Grant 

Michael Lyons

Kevin McLaughlin

Orla McMahon

"The reflexology was a great comfort and I really enjoyed the hours for myself in trying times."

Angela - ARC client

"I'm back at work, going running and taking a bit more time for myself. I am just getting on with life."

Gemma - ARC client

"Cancer touches everyone's life and volunteering with ARC creates a positive mindset from which many things are possible."

Edel O'Leary - Head of Marketing, Ulster Bank Ireland Ltd

"ARC supported me and my partner in my hour of need. I now just want to give something back."

Elizabeth - ARC volunteer

"To everyone at ARC - for being the essence of human kindness and compassion; for giving me a sense of sanity in a world that had fallen apart."

Mary - Counselling

"ARC is such a very special, beautiful place and a joy to enter every time. It is a privilege to be met by such wonderful and committed people...this dedication and support and love is not, or could ever be, taken for granted."

Geraldine - Relaxation and Visualisation