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The Board

Anew is governed by a board of directors consisting of 9 people with skills in the following areas:

  • Legal
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Facility Management
  • Clinical Practice
  • Education

Patrick Davey – Chairperson

Dr. Patrick Davey is a former lecturer and Assistant Head of School in the Dublin Institute of Technology in the area of Biochemistry. Patrick and his wife Kathie have been involved with Anew CLG for over thirty years and have made an extraordinary contribution to its ongoing success.

Mary C. Shiel – Company Secretary

Mary Shiel has been involved with Anew CLG since the early 1980’s. Mary works as Deputy Principal of St Thomas’ Community College in Bray, Co. Wicklow. In her spare time, Mary is a keen golfer and has been lady captain of Glenmalure golf club on four occasions.

Stephen Moore – Property Director

Stephen Moore is a qualified surveyor and he holds a Master’s Degree in Business. He has many years’ experience in the construction, banking and property industries. His company Byrne & Moore Property Consultants provides professional property services to owners and investors of residential and commercial properties in Ireland and abroad. In his spare time he is an active member of Pulse Triathlon Club.

Moira Morrissey – Southern Region

Moira Morrissey is married to Connie, a Beef/Dairy farmer in Co. Tipperary and has five children and four grandchildren. She previously worked in the banking sector and holds a B.A. in Theology. Moira was involved in the establishment of the Anew Thurles centre in 1996, where she is currently the chairwoman, and opened the first Anew Charity shop in Thurles in 2012. In addition to her activities with Anew CLG, she is involved in Tidy Towns local committee.

Pat O’Kane

“This is a brilliant service! In my experience Anew has provided huge support to women in crisis with an unplanned pregnancy and post pregnancy. It offers a warm, welcoming environment both to service user and health care professional. It is extremely flexible and accessible in its approach, consistently placing the service user at the centre of its work. It provides practical and emotional support to allow women to confidently enjoy their pregnancy and early motherhood. Personally, it has been a pleasure to see women and their babies benefit and thrive from their contact with Anew.”

Margaret Walsh, Senior Social Worker, St. Vincents Hospital Mental Health Team

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