Meet the team

Contact us

Waterford

City Enterprise Centre Waterford Business Park Cork Road Waterford X91 E084

(051) 591 783
ckw@bluebirdcare.ie
Brian Egan
Director

   

Brian established the franchise in 2010 and lives locally in Kilkenny.

Brian is passionate about Bluebird Care delivering the highest quality of services for our clients and ensuring our staff receive strong support so they can perform their duties in the best possible way.  From Day one when Brian set up the business he strived to do everything the right way. 

As Brian says himself, its an ongoing learning process but its hugely important that we in Bluebird Care set out to provide a high quality service and try to make a real positive difference for our clients.

Brian is married with two children and outside Bluebird Care he likes to spend his time with family.  Brian also enjoys watching all sports as well as playing Golf and trying to still play football!

Eric Delaney
Director

Eric is a native of Co. Carlow living locally with his wife and children.

Eric is a Qualified Accountant and financial compliance is a key area of focus for Eric.

He is also passionate about the delivery of high quality services for our vulnerable clients

 

Gillian Kinahan (RGN)
Clinical Nurse Manager 3

Gillian Kinahan is a Registered Nurse and our Director of Care. She is a Registered Nurse who oversees all our clinical governance. She is from Kilkenny.

Outside of work I enjoy walking, horse riding, following GAA and family time......

Jonathan Young
Operations Director

Jonathan is our Operations Director

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I also play Rugby and would be a keen follower of all sports.

Gary Maher
Care Co-Ordination Manager

Gary Maher from Kilkenny is our Care Coordination Manager. Gary supports our community clients and staff in relation to allocation of hours and managing client and HSE relationships.  

I am a massive sports fan who enjoys walking and playing golf.

Niamh Carroll
Financial Controller

After nearly 20 years working in Regulatory Reporting, Niamh joined Bluebird Care in 2021 and now leads the Finance Team.  Niamh enjoys being part of a hard-working community of office staff, carers and nurses.

Interested in interior design and being creative when time allows. Trained as a life coach, enjoys listening to podcasts and personal development books

Niamh is from Tipperary originally but is now living in Kilkenny

Miriam Doyle (RNID)
Clinical Nurse Manager

Miriam is a Registered Nurse from Carlow & part of our Supervision Team.

I enjoy spending time with family and friends. In my spare time I like to spend time walking, hiking, and swimming.

Bridget Dooley (RGN)
Clinical Nurse Manager

Bridget is a Registered Nurse from Kilkenny and part of our Clinical Supervision Team.

I enjoy meeting friends for coffee and a quick catch-up in my leisure time. I enjoy walks in the countryside.
  

Sarah Ryan
Clinical Nurse Manager

Sarah Ryan is a clinical nurse manager within Bluebird Care.

 

I have been nursing for thirty years in a variety of settings. I am passionate about animal welfare, love walking in the country side and keeping fit and spending time with family and friends and my three dogs.

Sorcha Sweeney
Senior Registered Nurse ( SRN )

Part of out Clinical Supervision Team. Sorcha is from Waterford

In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym, keeping active, and socializing with friends.

Mairead Kennedy
Clinical Nurse Manager

.Mairead is a Registered Nurse from Tipperary and Part of our Clinical Supervision Team.

 

I like to swim and kickbox

Brigid Ryan
Clinical Nurse Manager

Part of our Clinical Supervision Team. 

I am a dual qualified children's and general nurse. I love nursing and helping people in any way that I can. In my spare time, I enjoy going to the gym and taking my dog Charlie on walks

Lorenza Leone (RGN)
Registered Nurse - Supervisor

Lorenza is an Registered Nurse from Italy and part of our Clinical Supervision Team and has been with Bluebird Care since 2018.

Michelle Hollevoet (RGN)
Office Support / Registered Nurse

Michelle is a nurse supervisor within Bluebird Care and is part of the clinical supervision team.

Hi I’m Michelle. I’ve been qualified 15 years and I love being a nurse. My hobbies are going for walks, going to the cinema, family time and family holidays.

 

 

Orla Murphy
Clinical Trainer

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Claire Maher
Care Co-Ordinator

Part of our care co-ordination team.

Alan Slattery
Care Co-Ordinator

Part of our care co-ordination team. Alan is from Waterford.

Outside of Bluebirdcare I like to spend time with my family and friends

Sheamie Cummins
Care Co-Ordinator

Part of our care co-ordination team. Sheamie is from Carlow.

My interests would mainly be my love of sports and fitness. It ranges from watching golf and rugby on tv, to going to live soccer and GAA matches. I also enjoy time spent coaching hurling and camogie teams.

Ceriann Ellis
Care Co-Ordinator

Part of our care co-ordination team.

I enjoy spending time with family & friends, and love to travel when I can.

Danielle Byrne
Care Co-Ordinator

Part of our care co-ordination team.

Stephanie Stuart
Care Co-Ordinator

Part of our care co-ordination team.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family and friends, as well as running, reading. and listening to podcasts.

Andrew Power
Care Co-Ordinator

Part of our care co-ordination team in Waterford. 

 

Passionate about fitness, sports and adventure. In his spare time Andrew plays for Waterford Crystal Football Club and enjoys jetting off exploring new destinations around the globe.

Emer Guiry
Care Co-Ordinator

Part of our care co-ordination team.

Aleksandra Dancewicz
Communications Co-Ordinator

Aleksandra is our Communications Co-Ordinator.

In my spare time I love motorcycling trips around Ireland and Europe. I enjoy country living and spending time with my friends and pets.

Martina Quinn
Recruitment Lead

Recruitment Lead, Martina is from South Kilkenny.

I enjoy the outdoor lifestyle and learning new skills

Margaret Kennedy
Training & On-Boarding Team

Margaret is part of our training and on-boarding team.

I enjoy the outdoors and being in nature, walking, reading and spending time with family and friends

Evita Lawlor
Training & On-Boarding Team

Evita is part of our Training & On-Boarding Team.

I like to spend quality time with my Husband and daughter Ruby. I like going to the gym and listening to podcasts. Also, on the rare occasion I like to travel back home to West Cork.

Jennifer McGrath
Finance Administrator

Jennifer is part of our finance team.

My spare time is spent with my children and family. I enjoy going to the cinema and catching up with my friends for a chat and a cuppa.

Linda Betts
Finance Team

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