Alison Dunne

Alison Dunne has many years’ experience working as a Company accountant. Her strengths are cash management, processing re-engineering and management of a finance function within a company. She is currently the Chief Financial Officer in Quest Recruitment Ltd., a leading recruitment company, solely dedicated to recruiting for Accountancy and Financial Services Professionals.

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Anne Marie Cogan

Anne Marie Cogan is a qualified ACCA Accountant holder of a 1:1 Level 8 degree in Accountancy. Award winning student on her undergraduate studies recognition from the governing body and Chartered Accountancy Ireland for achieving the highest grade Over two decades of experience in the business environment. Her ambition in life is to communicate, that...

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Anita Brady

Anita Brady BSoc.Sc., MSoc.Sc. is a graduate of Maynooth University and a Bachelor of Sociology and Social Policy and holds a Master’s Degree in Rights and Social Policy. Upon completion of Anita’s undergraduate Degree, she was awarded a first-class honours in respect of her Dissertation which examined the experiences of whistleblowers in Ireland. Anita has...

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Helen Bunbury

Helen Bunbury

Helen Bunbury is an internationally experienced Independent Director, Executive Director, Non-Executive Director, Board member, Trustee and Chairperson, with 30+ years working in industry leading organisations in the Financial Services, Legal, Public Services, Professional Services and NGO sectors. She has worked across UK, Ireland, Europe, Asia, Middle East, The Caribbean and the Americas in senior executive...

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Moira Lawson

Documentary Photographer / Journalist / Production Manager / Researcher (Film and TV) Moira has been travelling the world since 2003 photographing and writing about people and their cultures.Throughout the years she has spent time as a photo-journalist for NGO’s in countries such as South Africa, Malawi, Colombia and Kenya. This work has seen her capture...

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Mr. Niall O’Flynn

Journalist, Writer/ Director Niall O’Flynn is a writer and director. A former award-winning journalist, he covered major international news and sports events for newspapers, radio & TV – working in the Middle East, USA, Australia, Europe, UK & Ireland, and heading national radio coverage of elections, referenda, budgets and major international news stories, including the...

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Helen Walsh - City Colleges Lecturer

Helen Walsh

Helen Walsh is an international Life and Health Coach and one of Ireland’s leading wellness experts. Her portfolio of clients include some of the biggest names from entertainment, politics, media and business,Helen is best known for motivating and supporting thousands of people to achieve their individual goals. Helen has extensive experience in Fitness, Psychology, Coaching,she...

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Lecturer on Diploma in Music

Duncan Brickenden

Duncan Brickenden trained at the Conservatory of Music (DIT) and the Royal Academy of Music, London. At the Conservatory he studied organ with Peter Sweeney and voice with Colette McGahon. Progressing from here with a Bachelor of Music, he trained at the Academy with countertenor Michael Chance and Philip Doghan. Transitioning from singing after his...

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Andrew McKeown City Colleges

Andrew McKeown

Andrew McKeown is a practising barrister, having studied in UCD, where he was Swift McNeill Scholar. In addition to the Barrister-at-Law Degree, he holds a B.A. in History and English, and a Masters in Common Law. Andrew practises in criminal law, judicial review, and general common law. He has worked on all levels of criminal...

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Dr Barry Smith

Dr. Barry Smith

An absolutely brilliant lecturer. Viktorija Balandina

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Mel

Mel Kilkenny

Good notes, good exam focus, no BS. Tomas Corrigan

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Owen O'Reilly

Owen O’Reilly

A fantastic lecturer, knows his stuff inside out. Orla Daly

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Ms. Brenda Power BL

Barrister, Journalist & Broadcaster Brenda Power has been in journalism for almost 40 years. She has worked for the Irish Press and Sunday Press, initially as a news reporter, later as a feature writer and columnist, and then moved to the Sunday Tribune as a reporter, feature writer, and columnist. Brenda has worked as a presenter/reporter...

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Dr Myles Dungan

Dr Myles Dungan has hosted current affairs, arts and sports programmes on both radio and television for more than two decades.  A Fulbright scholar, educated at UCD and the University of California, Berkeley, he is the author of 11 books, including works on the Irish in America, the Great War, and the Irish Crown Jewels. He...

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John Grenham

John Grenham has been called “the godfather of Irish genealogy”. He is a presenter of the hit RTE TV show “The Genealogy Roadshow”. Among his publications is  the standard guide to Irish genealogy, Tracing your Irish Ancestors (4th ed.2012). He was Project Manager with the Irish Genealogical Project from 1991 to 1995 and later went on to...

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Event management lecturer

Gráinne Brookfield

Gráinne Brookfield is an accomplished Event Director, having worked in events for more than 15 years, managing festivals, conferences, weddings, exhibitions and many parties. Gráinne held the position of Manager of the O’Reilly Theatre, Belvedere & Business Manager of Belvedere College for three years, during which time she honed her event marketing skills. She is...

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Declan Power

Declan Power

Declan Power is a former career soldier who served in the three combat arms of the Irish Army on a variety of operations both at home and abroad. He completed various specialist courses and was attached to the Chief of Staff’s branch at Defence Force Headquarters. He attended the military college and completed a degree in...

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Dr Rene Gapert

Dr René Gapert

Dr René Gapert is a freelance Consultant Forensic Anthropologist in Ireland.  He trained as a Medical Dissector/Prosector in Anatomy, Pathology and Forensic Medicine in Berlin, Heidelberg and Düsseldorf in Germany and pursued doctoral research studies in Forensic Anthropology and Human Anatomy at University College Dublin in Ireland. He holds a Doctorate (PhD) in Forensic Anthropology and...

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Patrick Rooney

Patrick Rooney has been practising as a barrister at the Bar of Ireland since 2012 and has a wide range of experience in civil practice, including general tort, contract law, and regulatory law. Patrick has also been advising in relation to data protection matters in litigation. Having recently completed a course in Data Protection Practice with the Law Society...

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Alison Dillon

Alison Dillon holds a Bachelor of Business and Law degree from University College Dublin, a postgraduate degree in Psychology and a Master’s of Science degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis both from TCD. She has had a number of journal articles published and has delivered conference presentations in the field of psychology, with a particular interest in...

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Isobel Butler

Isobel Butler has a BA (Hons) in  Psychology an MSc in Organisational Psychology. Since 1997 she has provided a wide range of services to organisations across both the public and private sector.  Her work has included Training and Development; Organisational Development ; Conflict management ; Respect and dignity and anti- bullying initiatives ; Health and Safety;...

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Professor Carel La Roux

Professor Carel La Roux will deliver a one-hour lecture during the programme sharing his expert insights into the current state of obesity treatments and possible future directions in the field.

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Dr Al-Najim, Nutrition Lecturer

Dr Werd Al-Najim

Responsible for delivering the programme and facilitating the workshops. Dr Werd Al-Najim is a Consultant in Nutrition specialized in the treatment of obesity and obesity-related diseases. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science from Kingston University/UK and a PhD from Imperial College London/UK where she investigated novel treatments for obesity. She also holds a health...

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Dr Al-Najim, Nutrition Lecturer

Dr. Werd Al-Najim

Dr Werd Al-Najim is a Nutrition Scientist and Health Coach.  Werd gained her BSc degree in Nutrition Science from Kingston University in London.  Shortly after graduating she commenced on a research career in Imperial College London where she investigated obesity treatments. In 2012, Werd started a PhD degree investigating a novel endoscopic intervention for obesity...

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Katie Crean

Katie Crean is a Senior Occupational Therapist with over six years’ experience of practice. She currently works in Saint John of God where she specialises in adult ADHD and coordinates the Wellness and Recovery programme. Katie uses mindfulness in her own routine clinical practice and also facilitates mindfulness courses for the general public as well groups...

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Dr. Liam Challenor

Dr. Liam Challenor is a psychologist focusing on the areas of cyberpsychology, education, human development and social psychology. Liam conducted his PhD research in the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre in DCU. Liam’s PhD focused on the cyberbullying of post-primary teachers in Ireland, specifically examining victimisation, its impacts and required interventions and policy supports required....

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Dr. Finian Fallon

Dr. Finian Fallon is a Chartered Psychologist and holds a Doctorate in Psychotherapy from DCU. In addition to providing a range of counselling services, his past work experience includes providing online and face to face therapy for clients with PTSD, survivors of childhood abuse and survivors of torture. In 2018 he completed a widely reported...

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Nicola Mitchell

Nicola Mitchell

Nicola Mitchell has over 20 years’ experience of working with children, adolescents and adults as a professionally qualified social worker, accredited psychotherapist, and psychologist. She received her Bachelor’s degree in social studies (BSS, CQSW) from Trinity College Dublin in 1994. Since then she has worked as a child protection social worker, and also as a...

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John O’Keeffe

John O’Keeffe is a Criminologist, Lecturer in Forensic Psychology & Criminal Law, and Broadcaster. If you would like to hear John speaking on a Criminology matter on his weekly radio show, namely the relationship between Terrorism and Psychopathy, you may listen here. John is Director, Colleges of Criminology & Psychology at City Colleges, Dublin where he...

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Helen O’Sullivan

Helen is a graduate of both University College Dublin and the Honorable Society of the Kings Inns. Having completed the Barrister-at-Law degree at the Honorable Society of the King’s Inns, she was called to the Bar in 2014. She practises predominantly in the area of Succession Law and property law. Helen also lectures succession law...

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Philip Burke

Philip is a graduate of the University of London and the Honorable Society of King’s Inns. He was called to the Bar in 1998 and established Griffith College’s Professional Law School in the same year. He was Head of the Professional Law School at Griffith College for nine years, and Joint Head of its Undergraduate...

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padraig walsh

Pádraig Walsh

Pádraig Walsh (BA, MA)  Course Lecturer Pádraig is a Behaviour Specialist working with Actualise.  He has a wealth of experience working with families, organisations and schools using Positive Behaviour Supports and Functional Assessment to help people identify the factors that are contributing to challenging situations and identify the messages behind behaviour. Pádraig’s work also focuses...

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Keith Lyons

Keith Lyons

Dr. Keith Lyons, BCBA-D, D.Psych.BAT, B.A. Psych. Course Consultant Dr. Keith Lyons is one of approximately 12 Doctoral Level Board Certified Behaviour Analyst in Ireland. He has achieved the highest level of training and qualification possible within the field of behaviour analysis. He holds a Doctorate in Psychological Science: Behaviour Analysis and Therapy from the...

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Dr. Aoife Quinn

Dr Aoife Quinn completed a BA in Psychology at National University of Maynooth followed by a PhD at the School of Psychology, University College Dublin. In 2014, Aoife was awarded an Enterprise Partnership Scholarship by the Irish Research Council. As a member of the City Colleges faculty, Aoife teaches the Sport and Exercise Psychology, Counselling...

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Sarah Strange

Sarah Strange

An engaging and popular lecturer, Sarah Strange has extensive experience in the field of consumer behaviour and marketing.  She was awarded a first in BSc Marketing from DIT and is a recipient of the McEvoy and Associates Award for Best Dissertation and Rose Memorial Shield for Best Analysis of the Marketing Case Study.  She was...

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Keith Finglas

Keith is an experienced programme manager and team leader, used to managing and delivering scopes around strategy, routine objectives and crisis situations – or what one client called ‘living in the middle of gory messes’. He has worked in U.S.A., South America, Europe (Belgium, U.K.), Middle and Far East, spending 21 years for G.E. (U.S.A.), Guinness U.K. and...

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David Sweetman

David is a barrister practising in civil and commercial law. He graduated with an honours degree in Business and Law from University College Dublin, an LLM from Trinity College Dublin, and was the John Brooke Scholar in King’s Inns.  Prior to commencing practice at the Irish bar, David worked in financial services as a regulatory...

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Francis

Francis Mac Aonghus

Francis Mac Aonghus has over 10 years of experience working in the UK and Ireland in a digital marketing environment, bringing together digital strategies to deliver business goals. His client and agency experience with brands, including eumom and encendo in Ireland, allows him to gain first-hand experience in the intricate workings of a digital marketing plan...

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Simon Donagh

Simon Donagh

Simon is a graduate of University College Dublin and the Honorable Society of King’s Inns.  Having completed the Barrister-at-Law degree in the Honorable Society of the King’s Inns, he was called to the Bar in 2012. His practice at the Bar focuses on Criminal law, Employment law, Judicial review, as well as Human Rights and Constitutional Litigation....

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Brendan

Brendan Foley

Brendan graduated with a degree in English Literature from Trinity College Dublin in 1996. He was called to the Irish Bar in 2005, and has been in practice at the Bar and lecturing on professional courses since 2006. He was awarded the Antonia O’Callaghan prize for Constitutional Law in 2004. Brendan has lectured in Constitutional...

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Mark Curran

Mark is a practising barrister and an experienced legal educator. He graduated from University College Dublin with a First Class Honours Degree in Business and Law and subsequently completed an LLM at the University of Cambridge specialising in commercial law. Mark completed the Barrister-At-Law Degree at the Honorable Society of King’s Inns and was called...

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ciaran lawlor

Ciarán Lawlor

Ciarán Lawlor is a practicing Barrister and an experienced legal educator. Ciarán graduated from University College Dublin with an Honours Degree in Law, and proceeded to study at the Honorable Society of the King’s Inns . He completed his studies at the King’s Inns and was called to the Irish Bar in 2005. He subsequently...

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Tara Murphy

Tara Murphy is a practising barrister, who has worked in advisory, policy and research roles in both the Public and Private Sectors. From 2013 to 2015, Tara worked with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. The Department is responsible for a number of initiatives to improve the openness, transparency and accountability of the Civil...

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Ellen O'Callaghan

Ellen O’Callaghan

Ellen is Barrister and Law Lecturer in City Colleges. She is a graduate of Dublin City College University where she attained a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Economics, Politics and Law. Ellen went on to study at the Honorable Society of King’s Inns where she qualified as a Barrister in 2013. She was called...

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Dominic Wilkinson

Dominic is a practising Barrister and has specialised in the area of employment law and dispute resolution.  He holds post graduate qualifications in Arbitration Law and Human Resource Management.  He also works as a HR Consultant.  He has worked with a range of organisations, unionised and non-unionised, in the public and private sector in Ireland...

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Chloë Cass

Chloë is a barrister with a mixed general practice which has a special focus towards personal injuries law, judicial review and language rights. Chloë graduated with a BCL in Law and Irish from Maynooth University and a Barrister at Law Degree from King’s Inns. In addition to her work in the Courts, Chloë is a...

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Conor Duff

Conor Duff is a graduate of Maynooth University (LL.B.); The Honorable Society of King’s Inns (B.L) and the Law Society of Ireland (Dip. Construction law). He graduated from Maynooth University and the Law Society of Ireland with a first-class honours in both his LL.B. degree and his Diploma in Construction Law. He went on to...

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