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The Staff

Anna Moynihan

Anna Moynihan is an Employment Facilitator covering the Clonakilty Area and has worked with EmployAbility Service West Cork since 2006. She has worked in both the public and private sector, both in management and training roles. Anna holds a BA in Social Care, a CIPD Higher Diploma in Personnel Management and a Higher Certificate in Advocacy.

Anna MoynihanEmployment Facilitator
Darren Priest

Darren Priest is a qualified Career Coach (MSc from the University of East London) and has a Masters in Occupational Health Psychology (MSc from the University of Nottingham). These give insight into the effects of un(der)employment on the individual and provides tools that can help develop a solutions focused way forward for his clients.
Having worked abroad for twenty years, and gaining a Post Graduate Teaching Diploma on the way, he has trained public, multinational and government clients in soft skills and language use. In Cork he has taught at UCC and was part of the small team that delivered the JobFit programme. JobFit exceeded ambitious government targets set in helping those distant from the labour market to re-join the labour force.

Darren PriestEmployment Facilitator
Doreen Calderwood

Doreen has been with EmployAbility West Cork since January 2016, as an Employment Facilitator in Clonakilty and now Bantry. Doreen’s background is in Social Work in the UK, working as a Senior Social Worker in Community Mental Health Teams and Social Services. Doreen has also worked widely in the Voluntary Sector as a Manager with Mind and previously with Barnardo’s and Extern.

Doreen has lived for a number of years in Swaziland, Bangladesh and Nigeria working in Community Development projects, Mental Health and Training.

Doreen CalderwoodEmployment Facilitator
Erin Kelly Ashworth

Erin Kelly Ashworth has been an Employment Facilitator with EmployAbility Service West Cork since May 2009. Erin comes from a professional sales background and also has experience working in the government sector. She has a B.A. in Business Management with an emphasis in Human Resources and has completed a Diploma in Disability Studies from U.C.C.

Erin Kelly AshworthEmployment Facilitator
Fiona Chappell

Fiona has worked with EmployAbility Service West Cork since 2006 and is now based at the Clonakilty office of Employability. She is a qualified life & business coach and facilitator, and has a particular interest in enabling people to bring out their full potential. Fiona has a background in retail management, personal development and wellbeing, and has been voluntary director of various community organisations for over 13 years.

Fiona ChappellEmployment Facilitator
Isabelle Sutton

Isabelle has worked for EmployAbility Service West Cork since June 2009. She comes from a legal and business background. Having worked as a lawyer for over 20 years Isabelle has built up good business contacts . She has been very involved in community organisations throughout West Cork.

Isabelle SuttonEmployment Facilitator
Martin Mulchrone

Martin has worked out of the Bantry Office for EmployAbility Service West Cork for 15 years and lives in Crookhaven. Martin started his career in Unilever working in Operational Management in the UK with various companies for 10 years. He then spent 18 years working for Coca-Cola where he worked in Marketing, Logistics, National Accounts and Personnel being involved in various national and international projects including renegotiation of the working agreement with Transport and General Workers Union and a European Marketing plan for Cinemas.

Martin MulchroneEmployment Facilitator
Micheal Hurley

Micheal has worked for EmployAbility Service West Cork since 2007. He covers the SKibbereen/Schull area and has an extensive reputation in the area, as he freely admits that he loves his local community, and is involved in many local organisations including Skibbereen Business Association, A Taste of West Cork Food Festival, Skibbereen Drama Society, Voluntary Literacy Tutor and the Annual Castletownshend to Skibbereen walk. Micheal is also a member of the Community and Voluntary Forum and, having completed his BA (Social Science) in 2007 and MA in 2010, he is a board member of West Cork Development Partnership.

Micheal HurleyEmployment Facilitator
Marc Counsell

Educated in Weston Super Mare, UK, Marc’s background in music and computing led him to West Cork 13 years ago. With EmployAbility’s development to regional offices, Marc’s expertise remains invaluable to the organisation in the area of communications, administrative development and IT.

Marc CounsellAdministrator

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