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CONTACT IGG

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Thank you for visiting the IGG website.  If you need any further help please contact National Office who will be more than happy to assist you in any way they can.  They can also put you in touch with the appropriate volunteer. For data protection reasons, we don’t give out all volunteers personal contact details but we will pass yours onto them to contact you if required. 

Use our contact form or scroll below to find the contact details for our National Office and Distribution Centres.

National Office

Trefoil House, 27 Pembroke Park, Dublin 4, Ireland D04 NV08

Tel: 01-668 3898 or 01-668 9035. Fax: 01-660 2779

Email: info@irishgirlguides.ie

GPS Coordinates: 53.3264425,  -6.239685

We are half way up Pembroke Park, there is a green postbox and parking meter right outside. There is on street Red zone parking and you can avail of the Dublin City cashless parking system. Parking is free in the evening and at weekends.

There is a Dublin Bus route number 145 which travels from Heuston Station to Morehampton.

Please contact them for Opening Hours as these vary.

Dublin

Trefoil House, 27 Pembroke Park, Dublin 4, D04 NV08, Ireland
Tel: 01-660 5503          Fax: 01-660 2779

Email: distribution.centre@irishgirlguides.ie

Winter (September to May) Monday – Saturday 10:00 to 16:30

Closed bank holiday Saturdays

Summer (June to August)    Tuesday – Friday    10:00 to 16:30
Saturday after June Bank holiday 10:00 to 16:30 (but closed all other Saturdays in June, July and August).

Summer Closure 2017
Closed after business Friday 28th July, re-opening 10am Tuesday 15th August.

Visit our IGG Online shop.

Cork

Lower Glanmire Rd, Cork, T23 C672

Tel/Fax: 021-4500414             Email: iggsouthwest@gmail.com

Limerick

34 Edward Street, Limerick, V94 KW25

Tel/Fax: 061-413099             Email: igglimerickshop@gmail.com

Galway

36 New Road, Galway, H91 KWD0

Tel: 091-566500            Email: galway.distributioncentre@gmail.com

Membership of IGG happens through your local unit. Each Unit is registered with the National Organisation and Leaders go through an in-depth training process to run our Units. You can enter the area where you live on the Unit Locator map to see if there is an Irish Girl Guide Unit near to you. If there is please contact National Office to be put in touch with your local unit Leaders. Alternatively, you can choose your town/county, and the Locator will determine which Regional Development Officer (RDO) is the appropriate person to contact, who will be happy to help you join a Unit. If there isn’t a Unit near you and you would like to set one up, we would be delighted to support you.

National Office

Trefoil House, 27 Pembroke Park, Dublin 4, Ireland

Tel: 01-668 3898 or 01-668 9035. Fax: 01-660 2779

Email: info@irishgirlguides.ie

Our National Office staff members and Regional Development Officers provide vital support to the volunteer Leaders in the organisation thereby enabling them to carry out their roles effectively and to live up to our Mission Statement.

Staff of National Office

Linda Peters, Chief Executive Officer

Linda is responsible for the management of National Office and its staff, ensuring that policies, procedures and support for members and staff all contribute to a high standard of friendly, efficient and professional service which supports the volunteer Leaders to fulfil the organisation’s mission. She acts as secretary to the Executive Committee.

linda.peters@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Andrea Lazenby-Simpson, Operations Manager

Andrea manages and ensures the effective operation of IGG, including staff, IT and facilities. She ensures the smooth running of National Office and, under the direction of the CEO, ensures the implementation of IGG’s Strategic Plan by the staff and RDOs. Andrea is a non-voting member of the National Programme and Training Committee.

andrea.lazenbysimpson@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Laura Power, Support Officer

Laura is responsible for providing support to our volunteer Leaders. She is secretary for the National Programme and Training Committee and acts as a support person to the national committee chairs.

Laura is also the International Secretary; she supports the International Commissioner, coordinates international opportunities for members and deals with international correspondence.

The Support Officer is responsible for encouraging health promotion throughout IGG and for ensuring that we maintain our Gold Q-mark. She is also responsible for fundraising and helps with event management for national events.

support@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Fiona Murdoch, Communications Officer

Fiona coordinates effective media coverage and photo opportunities for IGG. She writes the weekly email newsletter and updates content on IGG’s website and social media outlets. She advises on PR strategy and is also responsible for launches of events or programme material.

communications@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Lisa Challoner, Safeguarding Membership Officer

Lisa is IGG’s designated child and adult protection person who deals with all child/adult protection issues within IGG. She supports IGG members, Leaders and Unit Helpers in respect of any aspect covered in our Code of Ethics. Lisa is responsible for handling all concerns and/or complaints that may arise within the organisation and deals directly with members and non-members to help resolve the issues, from queries up to disclosures. Lisa is also responsible for administering the IGG screening process, including Garda Vetting and acting as Liaison Person on behalf of IGG.

safeguarding@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Vivienne Walsh, Membership Administrator

Vivienne maintains the computerised database of Online Guide Manager (OGM) and keeps the administration records up to date. She is responsible for co-ordinating the annual census and arranging for warrants to be issued.

membership@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Naomi Levins, Accounts Administrator

Naomi ensures the smooth financial running of the organisation and is responsible for the accounts and payments. Naomi is a non-voting member of the Finance Committee.

accounts@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Valerie Ennis, Receptionist/Administrative Assistant (mornings)

Valerie works as the morning Receptionist in National Office.  She also deals with a wide range of administrative issues and is friendly helpful voice for all who call.

info@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Claire de Jong, Publications Officer (mornings) Receptionist/Administrative Assistant (afternoons)  

Claire works as the afternoon Receptionist in National Office.  She also deals with a wide range of administrative issues  info@irishgirlguides.ie

Claire is responsible for the publication of Trefoil News, the Annual Review and promotional material such as pop-ups and posters. She works with the National Branches and Committees to keep IGG’s resources up to date and to produce new publications.

trefoil.news@irishgirlguides.ie

 

 

Mandy Swanwick, Distribution Centre Manager

Mandy is responsible for the smooth operation of the Distribution Centre. She coordinates the ordering of stock items, administers the accounting and stock control systems and works closely with the staff in the Regional Distribution Centres.

mandy.swanwick@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Caitríona Kelly, Distribution Centre Assistant

Caitríona works in the Distribution Centre, serving customers and dealing with mail orders. Her job also entails checking in stock deliveries, restocking the shelves, pricing goods and helping with stocktaking.

caitriona.kelly@irishgirlguides.ie

Regional Development Officers (RDOs)

The Regional Development Officers support Units and Leaders in their specific Regions.  This can include recruiting and training new Leaders, organising Training events and conferences for all Leaders and supporting the Regional team.

 

Mary Clarke

Eastern Region which includes the counties Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare Laois and parts of Offaly

errdo@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Emer Maher

Eastern Region which includes counties Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare, Laois and parts of Offaly:                   rdoer@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Margaret Corr

Mid West Region which includes parts of the following counties of Limerick, Clare, Cork, Tipperary, Offaly:

mwrdo@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Michelle Cahalan

North East Region includes the counties of Monaghan, Cavan, Meath and Louth

nerdo@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Karina Dingerkus

North West Region including Mayo, Sligo and Donegal:

nwrdo@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Fiona Condron

South East Region including the counties Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny and parts of Tipperary and Waterford:

serdo@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Josephine Cronin

South West Region includes the couny Kerry and parts of Cork, Waterford, Limerick and Tipperary:

swrdo@irishgirlguides.ie

 

Marie Mulhall

West and Central Midlands Region includes counties Galway, Roscommon, Leitrim, Longford, Westmeath and parts of Offaly and Clare:

wcmrdo@irishgirlguides.ie

Irish Girl Guides is a volunteer-led organisation and there are many volunteers involved in the decision-making of the organisation. For further information on the structure check out Structure.

Chief Commissioner: Helen Concannon chief.commissioner@irishgirlguides.ie

President: Maureen Murphy president@irishgirlguides.ie

National Treasurer: Julie Stephens

International Commissioner: Lorna Finnegan international@irishgirlguides.ie 

Finance: Therese Joyce

Assistant Chief Commissioners: Claire Colfer; Jenna Goodwin

NYCI Rep: Jenna Goodwin

Constitutions: Gillian Finan

Trust Corporation: Emer O Sullivan

Council of Irish Guiding Associations (CIGA): Jessica Byrne

National Programme and Training (NPT) Commissioner: Evelyn Hayes

Assistant NPT: Carina Egan

Adult Training and Outdoors Committee (ATOC): Margaret Patterson

Ladybird Branch: Monica McDonnell

Brownie Branch: Margaret O’Connor

Guide Branch: Carol O’Brady

Senior Branch: Clare Sheridan

Trefoil Guild: Hazel Convery

Communications: Aoife Leamy

Membership, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (MEDI): Sinead Crilly

Grant Secretary: Sylvia Richardson

Regional Commissioners

Eastern Region: Fiona Walsh

Mid-West Region: Pauline Kennedy

North-East Region: Elizabeth Lynch

North-West Region: Jacqueline Lavelle

South East Region: Adele Mealey

South West Region: Deirdre Henley

West and Central Midlands: Anne Marie Slevin

To contact any of the above people, please call National Office on 01-6683898 or email info@irishgirlguides.ie and we will be happy to help.

 

We do not have any vacancies at present.