our Team


Roisin Trainor


Hailing from Draperstown, Co. Derry, Roisin has embraced the role of Coordinator with energy, maturity and considerable skill.  Her inclusive approach ensures that the whole Irish Community in NSW have a capable champion available to them in the Agency.  


ELSKe Slabbers

Outreach Worker

Originally from Holland, Elske moved with her family to Co. Clare at the age of eight. Elske brings her qualifications and experience in Social Sciences to the role and has hit the ground running taking over the heavy client caseload and assisting with upcoming projects.




our Committee


donna mckiernan


Donna is a Service Delivery Director for an outdoor advertising company. Originally from Co. Antrim, Donna has lived in Australia since 2003 and been on the committee since 2013.


harvey james

Vice President

Harvey runs his own company, as an executive and business coach, and comes from New Ross, Co Wexford. He has called Australia home since 1997.


Marian Schaffer


Marian comes from Cork City but has lived in Sydney with her family for many years.


Roisin Trainor

Committee Member

Roisin is the full-time Coordinator of the Agency. She moved from her home in Draperstown, Co. Derry to Sydney in 2015.

Eoin Scannell


Eoin joined our Committee in October 2017, bringing with him skills in finance and accounting. Eoin comes from Co.Cork


Elizabeth Kenny

Committee Member

Elizabeth is a retired Clinical Nurse Specialist, Child and Family Health, and comes from Co. Offaly. Liz helps run our seniors programs.


Terence McCaughan

Committee Member

Terence is a HR Manager. He comes from Co. Antrim and moved to Sydney in 2005.