Staff and Volunteers

Norma Roche – Co-ordinator
Conor Dervan – Outreach Worker
Tony Donovan, Tony Manning, Eoin Garde – Hospitality and Maintenance

Design Team

The work of the Lantern is guided by a voluntary Design Team. 

Jim Sheehan (chairperson) – Director, SHEP 
Denis Barrett - Community Education Facilitator, Cork Education & Training Board
David Burke – Writers Group
Darren Cassidy – Centre Ceramics Tutor
Mags Creed – Community Development Worker, HSE
Mick Finn – Cork City Councillor
Imelda Twohig – Registered Psychiatric Nurse with HSE Assertive Outreach Team
Sharon – Supervisor, Bridge Recovery Programme
David Rose – Director, Presentation Ireland

Management & Funding 

The Lantern Project is under the management of Presentation Ireland. (

We are on the way to signing the Code of Governance for Community Groups. 

We are grateful to Cork ETB who provide Community Education Outreach hours to the Lantern Community Project.

Partner Organisations

Young People  More Info

Migrant Centre More Info

Thoughts for the week