Staff Members

Our highly experienced and professional staff have their development and history firmly rooted in the Employment Programmes section of Business In The Community Ireland (www.bitc.ie).The full transition of those programmes and staff from BITC to IASIO was completed on 30th March 2012.

IASIO contact list

Paddy Richardson

Paddy Richardson,
Chief Executive,

Block 3,

Grove Court,

Grove Road,

Blanchardstown,

Dublin 15

T:01 866 2706

E: prichardson@iasio.ie

Qualifications:
  • MBA
  • Diploma in Management Studies
  • Diploma in Social Policy and Criminology
  • Diploma in Rehabilitation Science
 
Valerie Bonnie, MIATI
Finance Manager,

Block 3,

Grove Court,

Grove Road,

Blanchardstown,

Dublin 15

T: 01 8662720 / 01 8662722

E: vbonnie@iasio.ie

Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Management for Community Organisations
  • Member of International Accounting Technicians Ireland
  • Currently undertaking ACCA
 
Aisling Bracken
Human Resources Manager
Block 3,

Grove Court,

Grove Road,

Blanchardstown,

Dublin 15

T: 01 866 2722

E: abracken@iasio.ie

Qualifications:
  • CIPD Certificate in HRM
  • BA (Hons) HRM Strategy & Practice
 

Barry Owens,
Programmes Manager

The Probation Service

Unit 10F, N5 Business Park

Moneen, Castlebar

Co. Mayo

T: 094 9044210

E: bowens@iasio.ie

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Business Studies
  • Certificate in Guidance Theory and Practice
  • H Dip in Adult Guidance and Counselling
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Public Management
  • MA in Criminal Justice
 

Adrienne Higgins,
Programmes Manager

IASIO

The Probation Service

Government Buildings

Cranmore Road

Sligo

T: 071 914 5203

F: 071 914 4840

E: ahiggins@iasio.ie

Qualifications:
  • BA in Behavioural Science
  • MA in Forensic Psychology
  • H.Dip in Adult Guidance & Counselling
  • Post Grad in Public Management
  • Qualified Psychological and Psychometrics Assessor
 
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Emma Byrne,
ICT Executive (Co. Secretary),
IASIO,

Block 3,

Grove Road,

Grove Court,

Blanchardstown,

Dublin 15.

T: 01 8662706 / 086 7840979

E: ebyrne@iasio.ie

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Social Science Degree (BSocSc)
  • M.A. in Sociology (Social Change/ Societies in Transition)
 

The Linkage Service contact list, West, North West, Westmeath

Tim Rogers,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

Unit 10F N5 Business Park,

Moneen,

Castlebar,

Co. Mayo

T: 094 904 4210

F: 094 904 4218

E: trogers@iasio.ie

Region:
Sligo, Castlebar, Ballina

Qualifications:

  • Higher Diploma in Arts, Adult Guidance and Counselling
  • MA in Adult and Community Education
  • Higher Diploma in Adult and Community Education
  • BA Liberal Arts

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
 
Rita Spencer,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

Grace Park Road,

Athlone,

Co. Westmeath

T: 090 648 3500

F: 090 648 3580

E: rspencer@iasio.ie

Region:
Westmeath, Longford, Ballinasloe

 

Qualifications:

  • Higher Diploma in Arts, Adult Guidance and Counselling

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
 
Denis McGuigan,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

48-50 Lwr Main St,

Letterkenny,

Co. Donegal

T: 074 912 5264

F: 074 917 6212

E: dmcguigan@iasio.ie

Region:
Donegal,

Loughan House Prison

Qualifications:

    • Masters Science in Career Guidance
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Adult Guidance Counselling
    • Diploma in Management Studies
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management

 

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
 
Laura Kenny,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

Government Buildings,

Kilcarn, Navan,

Co. Meath

T: 046 909 0141

F: 046 909 0142

E: lkenny@iasio.ie

Region:
Cavan/ Meath/ Blanchardstown

Qualifications:

  • MSc Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • HDip Adult Guidance & Counselling
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.

The Linkage Service contact list, Dublin North / North East

Seona Hyland,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

Donaghmede Shopping Centre,

Dublin 13

T: 01 816 6800

F: 01 816 6800

E: shyland@iasio.ie

Region:
Donaghmede, Bray, Shelton Abbey Open Prison

(Covering: 5, 13, 17, North County Dublin, Coolock, Clontarf, Dollymount, Fairview & Marino)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree UCD
  • Higher Diploma in Arts, Adult Guidance and Counselling

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
 
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Heather Roberts,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

Poppintree Mall,

Finglas,

Dublin 11

T: 01 864 4011

F: 01 864 3416

E: hroberts@iasio.ie

Region:
Finglas, Ballymun, Drogheda

(Covering Dublin 9 & 11)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Arts (Hons) in Behavioural Science-Psychology,
  • Higher Diploma in Arts, Adult Guidance and Counselling
  • Psychometric Testing level A and B

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
 
John Moley,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

Government Offices,

Millennium Centre,

Dundalk,

Co. Louth

T: 042 937 0900

F: 042 933 2501

E: jmoley@iasio.ie

Region:
Monaghan & Dundalk

Qualifications:

  • LLM, Master of Laws, European & International Human Rights
  • PG Diploma in Legal Studies
  • Higher Diploma in Arts, Adult Guidance and Counselling
  • Certificate in Adult Guidance
  • Psychometrics Assessor qualification Levels A & B
  • MBA, Business Administration & Management
  • PG Diploma in Management
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountant
  • MA, Teaching of English as a Foreign Language
  • BSc, Economics & Accounting

*Please contact Sinead Boyle; on the above number or sboyle@iasio.ie

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.

The Linkage Service contact list, Dublin South / Wicklow

Cameron Glynn,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

Haymarket,

Smithfield,

Dublin 7

T: 01 817 3600

E: cglynn@iasio.ie

Region:
Haymarket, Dun Laoghaire, Mullingar

Qualifications:

  • BSc in Social Psychology & Sociology
  • MSc in Organisational Psychology
  • Level B Intermediate in Psychometric testing
  • Higher Diploma in Arts, Adult Guidance and Counselling

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
 
Derek Toner,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

Carmen’s Hall Building,

Garden Lane,

Off Catherine St,

Dublin 8

T: 01 709 3530

F: 01 709 3539

E: dtoner@iasio.ie

Region:
Crumlin, Arbour Hill Prison,

(Covering: Dublin 2, 4, 6, 8, 12)

Qualifications:

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Guidance Counselling.

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
 
Ellen O’Loughlin,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

St Marks Lane,

Neilstown Rd,

Clondalkin,

Dublin 22

T: 01 621 5752

F: 01 623 6236

E: eoloughlin@iasio.ie

Region:
Clondalkin, Ballyfermot, Tallaght,

(Covering: Dublin 10, 20, 22, 24, Palmerstown, Lucan, Chapelizod)

Qualifications:

  • BA in Community Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Adult Guidance & Counselling), Maynooth University
  • QQI Level 6 Managing People

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.

The Linkage Service contact list, Midlands / South East

Orla Reddy,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

Government Buildings,

Abbeyleix Rd,

Portlaoise,

Co. Laois

T: 057 8622 644

F: 057 8660 218

E: oreddy@iasio.ie

Region:
Laois & Carlow

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Civil Law degree (BCL) from University College Cork
  • Certificate in Guidance Theory & Practice
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Guidance & Counselling
  • Level A Psychometric Assessment
If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
 
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Liam Grogan
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

Kilcruttin Business Park,

Cormac Street,

Tullamore,

Co. Offaly.

T: 

E: lgrogan@iasio.ie

Region:Kildare & Offaly

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Commerce, UCD.
  • MA in Social Science, The Open University.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching, NCI.
If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.

 

 
Jimmy HayesTraining & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

Government Buildings,

Hebron Road,

Kilkenny

T: 056 776 5201

F: 056 776 4156

E: jhayes@iasio.ie

Region:
Kilkenny & Tipperary

Qualifications:

  • Certificate in Addiction Studies (NUIM Kilkenny)
  • Diploma in Connexions
  • Certificate in Counselling
  • Currently undertaking a Certificate in Addiction Studies, Level 7

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.

The Linkage Service contact list, South West

Louise Wilkinson,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

Theatre Court,

15 Lwr Mallow St,

Limerick City

T: 061 206 324 [3/9]

F: 061 206 339

E: lwilkinson@iasio.ie

Region:
Limerick, Limerick Prison, Clare

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Criminology
  • Bachelor of Social Science Degree
  • Counselling & Psychotherapy (4 years professional training complete)
  • Accredited Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Trainer
If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
 
Maria Walsh,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

St Nicholas’ Church,

Cove Street,

Cork

T: 021 483 6723

F: 021 484 5146

E: mwalsh@iasio.ie

Region:
Cork & Cork Prison

Qualifications:

  • Higher Diploma in Adult Guidance and Counselling
  • Certificate in Addiction Studies (Level 7)
  • Diploma in Criminology
  • Certified in Reality Therapy
  • Masters in Education

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
 
Des Holton,
Training & Employment Officer

The Linkage Service,

Probation Service,

St Nicholas’ Church,

Cove Street,

Cork

T: 021 483 6730

F: 021 484 5146

E: dholton@iasio.ie

Region:
Cork

Qualifications:

  • Higher Diploma in Arts, Adult Guidance and Counselling
  • Dip Social Integration and Enterprise for Community Development,
  • Dip Credit Union Studies
  • Cert in Training & Development
  • Certified in Reality Therapy
  • Psychometric Testing Level A

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Linkage Service you should first speak to your Probation Officer who must make the suitable referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.

The GATE Service contact list

Aoife Buggie,
Training & Employment Officer

The GATE Service,

Midlands Prison,

Dublin Road,

Portlaoise,

Co. Laois

T: 057 8672273

E: abuggie@iasio.ie abbuggie@irishprisons.ie

Region:
Portlaoise and Midlands Prison

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Social Science Degree (BSocSc)
  • Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Adult Guidance and Counselling

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Gate Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison (for example the Chief Officer, the Chaplain, the psychologist or the ISM officer). This person must make the referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
Please see The Gate Service page for a full list of suitable persons to contact.

 
Alva Fitzpatrick,
Training & Employment Officer

The GATE Service,

Midlands / Portlaoise Prison,

Dublin Road,

Portlaoise,

Co. Laois

T: 05786 72201 (Midlands)

05786 21318 ext 2276

(Portlaoise)

E: afitzpatrick@iasio.ie apfitzpatrick@irishprisons.ie

Region:
Portlaoise and Midlands Prisons

Qualifications:

  • BA (Hons) Criminal Justice
  • MA Criminology
  • Diploma Community Drug and Alcohol Addiction

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Gate Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison (for example the Chief Officer, the Chaplain, the psychologist or the ISM officer). This person must make the referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
Please see The Gate Service page for a full list of suitable persons to contact.

 
Erin Gavin,
Training & Employment Officer
Castlerea Prison
Castlerea
Co. Roscommon

 

T: 094 9624929

E: egavin@iasio.ie
ergavin@irishprisons.ie

Region:Castlerea Prison

Qualifications:

  • BA Hons. in Psychological Studies and Sociology & Politics
  • PgDip. in Career Guidance
*Erin is currently on maternity leave. Please contact Eamon Mahoney on the above number or emahoney@iasio.ie

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Gate Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison (for example the Chief Officer, the Chaplain, the psychologist or the ISM officer). This person must make the referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
Please see The Gate Service page for a full list of suitable persons to contact.

 
Mandy Doyle,
Training & Employment Officer

The GATE Service,

Mountjoy West,

North Circular Rd,

Dublin 7

T: 01 885 8948

E: adoyle@iasio.ie
apdoyle@irishprisons.ie

Region:
Mountjoy Prison and Mountjoy West

Qualifications:

  • Diploma Youth and Community studies- Maynooth NUI
  • BA Hons. Degree Applied social Studies-Maynooth NUI
  • Diploma Addiction Studies -Trinity college.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Guidance Counselling
  • Psychometric Testing level A and B

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Gate Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison (for example the Chief Officer, the Chaplain, the psychologist or the ISM officer). This person must make the referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
Please see The Gate Service page for a full list of suitable persons to contact.

 
Teresa Geraghty,
Training & Employment Officer

The GATE Service,

Wheatfield Prison

Cloverhill Road

Clondalkin

Dublin 22

T: 01 778 9338

E: tgeraghty@iasio.ie
txgeraghty@irishprisons.ie

Region:
Wheatfield Prison

Qualifications:

  • BSc Hons Psychology ,
  • MSc Forensic Psychology
  • Currently undertaking Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Guidance Counselling

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Gate Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison (for example the Chief Officer, the Chaplain, the psychologist or the ISM officer). This person must make the referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.
Please see The Gate Service page for a full list of suitable persons to contact.

 
Denise Coulahan,
Training and Employment Officer

The GATE Service

The Training Unit

Glengariff Parade

North Circular Road

Dublin 7

T: 01 8062999 ext 8866/8957

E:dcoulahan@iasio.ie
DECoulahan@irishPRISONS.IE

Region:
  • Training Unit
  • Dóchas Centre

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Applied Social Care
  • BSc in Psychology, Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Diploma in Psychology (Conversion)
  • MA in Criminology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Guidance Counselling
If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Gate Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison (for example the Chief Officer, the Chaplain, the psychologist or the ISM officer). This person must make the referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.Please see The Gate Service page for a full list of suitable persons to contact.

 
Sarah Devoy
Sarah Devoy,
Training and Employment Officer

The GATE Service

Shelton Abbey

Arklow

Co. Wicklow

T: 057 867 2212

E:sdevoy@iasio.ie
sjdevoy@irishPRISONS.IE

Region:
  • Shelton Abbey

Qualifications:

  • H.Dip in Applied Social Studies/ SocialCare
If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Gate Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison (for example the Chief Officer, the Chaplain, the psychologist or the ISM officer). This person must make the referral to one of our Training and Employment Officers for you.Please see The Gate Service page for a full list of suitable persons to contact.

 

The Resettlement Service contact list

Mary Ryan
Mary Ryan
Resettlement Coordinator

Limerick Prison

Mulgrave Street

Limerick.

T: 061 204711

 

Region:
Limerick Prison

Qualifications:

  • BA in Social Care, Cork Institute of Technology

Mary is currently on maternity leave. Please contact Patrick Talty on the above number or ptalty@iasio.ie or pjtalty@irishprisons.ie

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Resettlement Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison, such as your ISM Officer, who will get in touch with our Resettlement Coordinator for you.

 

 

 
Colm Carey,
Resettlement Coordinator

The Resettlement Service,

Cork Prison,

Rathmore Road,

Cork City,

Cork.

T: 021 4518864

E:ccarey@iasio.ie

Region:
Cork Prison

Qualifications:

  • BA in Social Care
  • Currently undertaking B.A. (Hons.) in Social Care

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Resettlement Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison, such as your ISM Officer, who will get in touch with our Resettlement Coordinators for you.
 
Jerry Williams,
Resettlement Coordinator

The Resettlement Service,

Loughan House Prison,

Blacklion,

Co Cavan.

Castlerea Prison,

Harristown,

Castlerea,

Co. Roscommon.

T: 094 962 4922 (Castlerea)

E:jwilliams@iasio.ie

Region:
Castlerea Prison & Loughan House Open Prison

Qualifications:

  • BA in Addiction Studies
  • Higher Certificate in Addiction Studies
  • Diploma in Adult Redeployment Guidance Counselling

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Resettlement Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison, such as your ISM Officer, who will get in touch with our Resettlement Coordinators for you.
 
Debbie Brooks,
Resettlement Coordinator

The Resettlement Service,

Mountjoy Campus

North Circular Road,

Dublin 7.

T: 01 8062999 Ext 8957

E:dbrooks@iasio.ie

Region:
  • Training Unit, Mountjoy Prison
  • The Dóchas Centre

Qualifications:

  • BA Degree in Applied Addiction Studies and Community Development

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Resettlement Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison, such as your ISM Officer, who will get in touch with our Resettlement Coordinators for you.
 
Pyers Walsh
Pyers Walsh,
Resettlement Coordinator

The Resettlement Service,

Wheatfield Place of Detention

Cloverhill Road

Clondalkin

Dublin 22

T: (01) 7789339

E:pwalsh@iasio.iepcwalsh@irishprisons.ie

Region:
  • Wheatfield Prison

Qualifications:

  • BA (Hons) Social Policy and Politics
  • MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Resettlement Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison, such as your ISM Officer, who will get in touch with our Resettlement Coordinators for you.
 
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Christina Gavin,
Resettlement Coordinator

The Resettlement Service,

Dublin Road,

Portlaoise,

Co. Laois

T: 057 8672212

E:cgavin@iasio.iecmgavin@irishprisons.ie

Region:
  • Midlands/Portlaoise Prisons

Qualifications:

  • BA Hons in Applied Social Studies in Social Care

 

 
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Simone Gerlings,
Resettlement Coordinator

The Resettlement Service,

Dublin Road,

Portlaoise,

Co. Laois

T: 057 867 2219

E:sgerlings@iasio.iesagerlings@irishprisons.ie

Region:
  • Midlands/Portlaoise Prisons Campus

Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. Health Sciences
  • LL.M. Forensics, Criminology and Law

 

If you are interested in becoming a client of IASIO’s Resettlement Service you should first speak to a suitable person in the prison, such as your ISM Officer, who will get in touch with our Resettlement Coordinators for you.
 

Community Support Scheme

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Sandra Walsh
Community Support Scheme,

Castlerea Prison,

Harristown,

Castlerea,

Co. Roscommon.

T:09496 24912

E:swalsh@iasio.iesawalsh02@irishprisons.ie

Region:
  • Castlerea Prison

Qualifications:

  • Diploma Social Care (ICFE)
  • Bachelor Degree Social Science (NUIM)
  • Certificate in drugs theory and intervention skills (UCD)