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Our Team

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Alex Cooney, CEO

Alex is an experienced programme manager from the not-for-profit sector. She has managed large teams of staff both in Ireland and internationally. She has ...

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Philip Arneill, Head of Education & Innovation

Originally from Belfast, Philip is an international educator with over 20 years experience teaching and training all ages of learners in a range of multicu ...

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Aoife Keogh, Marketing & Administration Officer

Aoife has amassed considerable experience in both the public and private sectors over a fifteen year professional career. She managed projects around the i ...

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Louise O'Hagan, Education Officer

Louise undertook a BA Hons in Psychology, during this time she developed a great interest in online behaviour. This then led her to completing a masters in ...

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Cliona Curley, Advisor

Cliona specialises in cybercrime analysis and investigation. From 2005 to 2013, she worked as a senior officer for the UK National High Tech Crime Unit (NH ...

Our Trainers

We have a fantastic panel of external trainers who go out into schools all over Ireland delivering hugely important messages to children on how to use technology in a stronger, smarter and safer way. Some of these are listed below.

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Aoife Boyle

Aoife has been working in the Technology World for the past 15 years and worked in a number of different countries around the world mostly in Telecommunica ...

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Ann Harte

Ann is from Dublin originally but has lived and worked in Cork for a number of years.  With a background in PR, Marketing and Event Management, Ann worked ...

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Rachel Lynch

Rachel Lynch has a degree in Visual Communication and a degree in Psychotherapy. She is an accredited member of the Irish Association of Counsellors and Ps ...

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Enda McGahern

Enda McGahern has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and is an expert on cybersecurity. As a parent he is passionate about educating other pare ...

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Brendan Noone

Brendan has extensive experience dealing with victims of crime. He was drawn to work in the education and crime prevention sector following his completion ...

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Martyn Wallace

Martyn Wallace works in law enforcement and has completed a MSc in Forensic Computing and Cybercrime Investigation. ...

Our Volunteers

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Ben Ó Mathúin (Digital Media)

Ben is a seasoned leader working as an industry expert in the digital marketing space. His career has seen him oversee the digital marketing activities for ...

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Michelle Garrigan (Lead Cyber Ninja)

Michelle Garrigan leads the Information and Cyber Security Programme for Ulster Bank. Her career has spanned a wide range of roles across, Retail and Corpo ...

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Caroline O'Neill (Cyber Ninja)

Caroline has over 10 years experience working within the technology sector in Ireland. She has always had an interest in cyber security and has had an IADI ...

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Karen McDonnell (Cyber Ninja)

Karen is a specialist in mobile and online products with over 16 years experience in that area. She is currently working with Dell as Global E-Business Con ...

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Adam Tallon (Cyber Ninja)

Adam has been immersed in technology from a very young age, with his first computer at the age of 9 opening a world of possibilities. Fortunately when Adam ...