Our Team


Justyna Doherty


Justyna joined Trim FRC in 2016 as a Community Development and Family Support Worker and 4 years later moved to the role of Coordinator. She now supports the FRC  team to create a welcoming environment for all where trust, confidence, and development are encouraged through values of respect, participation, and inclusion.  She loves music (no language barriers here!) and spending time outdoors.

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Catherine Keenan


Catherine Joined Trim FRC in July 2017 as our Administrator. She wears a number of different hats in Trim FRC, keeps an eye on our Finances, Grants applications, Office supplies and tries to keep the staff as happy and comfortable as she can (it’s not an easy job!!). You might find her strolling around the town as part of our Walk & Talk group. She is also an avid cake taster and coffee drinker.


Diane O'Reilly

Community Development & Family Support Worker

Diane is Community Development and Family Support Worker in Trim Family Resource Centre. Her background is in Childhood and Youth Studies and she has spent many years volunteering in her hometown of Navan. She is passionate about women’s rights and empowering women. She is excited to get involved with the community of Trim and South Meath. She loves spending time with her young family and playing the euphonium with the Irish National Foresters Brass Band in Navan. 


Kate Fitzpatrick

Social Prescribing Link Worker

Kate joined Trim FRC in 2023 as the Community Development and Family Support Worker, and now works as the Social Prescribing Link Worker for South West Meath. Her background in philosophy and education coupled with her passion for inclusion serves as a driving force behind her commitment to improving the well-being of individuals in the community. She enjoys music, reading and walking, and loves engaging in a good discussion about social issues.

Caroline Morris

Beacon Family Support Worker

Caroline took up the role of Community Development & Family Support Worker in 2020. She has a background in Community and Youth Work and has worked with many families and young people over the years. Caroline is now working as a Beacon Family Support Worker. Her hobbies and interests are reading, walking, mindfulness and interior design.


Maryrose Williams

Beacon Family Support Worker

Maryrose is a Family Support worker in Trim FRC. She has been in the role since June 2019 and before that she worked for 17 years in a second level school, supporting young people at risk of early school leaving. It was a big move for her but she is really enjoying the work. She loves working with families and building relationships, she is constantly in awe of parents and how they keep going in difficult situations. Her job is to look at ways in which we can work together to help make that situation a bit better. In her spare time she is a big fan of reading and music concerts.

Elaine Casey

Beacon Family Support Worker & Food Bank Administrator

Elaine has been working in Trim FRC since 2019.  She initially took up a role of Communications Coordinator and then moved on to become Food Bank Coordinator. She now splits her time between Food Bank Administration and Family Support Work which she really enjoys as she loves being able to offer direct help to people and meet new families. Elaine is a big (seriously big) GAA fan and enjoys coaching children. She also loves music but her favourite pastime is walking.


Padraig Loughran

Food Bank Coordinator

Padraig joined Trim FRC in summer of 2022 as the Food Bank Assistant. He enjoys his work immensely. Before coming to work at the FRC Padraig tried to change the world through protesting and when that didn’t work decided to travel the length and breath of Ireland with a guitar on his back and could often be found musically bearing his soul on the street. Nowadays he believes change happens locally and by helping those nearest to you. He can be found in the bungalow and is always happy to help with whatever needs doing. When asked to comment further on himself Padraig stated “My brilliance can not summed up by mere words. Currently coordinates and runs the Cool Dude Healthy Food and Confident Me programmes.


Brandon Regan

IT & Communications Coordinator

Brandon has been working at Trim FRC since October 2020 and has been enjoying every second of it. He is always jumping between tasks, from managing the backend of the emailing system to automating spreadsheets. He is the go to for any technical help and support. He also helps to run, promote and coordinate the Coderdojo programme for young people within the local community. Whether working or at home, he is always interested in surrounding himself with the latest technology.


George Gartland

Assistant Administrator

George joined Trim FRC in 2023 as an assistant administrator. His diverse background in Fine Art and Design, coupled with experience as a part-time carer and administrator, has equipped him with a unique skill set. At Trim FRC, George utilises these skills to assist and support Trim FRC and the community. If he is not in the office he is usually doing some Artwork for Trim FRC. 


Kathrin Franke

Health & Wellbeing Coordinator

Kathrin came from Germany in 2007 and lived in Dublin for a number of years. She has moved to Trim in recent years and joined Trim FRC in 2020 as Failte Isteach Coordinator. She knows what it takes to learn another language and she is lookingforward to supporting new students at Failte Isteach English classes. Kathrin likesreading, listening to music and going to the theatre/ cinema

Yurii Dunin

Failte Isteach Coordinator

Yurii was forced to move with his family to Ireland in 2022 due to the outbreak of war in Ukraine. He joined the Trim FRC team as Failte Isteach Coordinator in 2023. He knows what it takes to learn another language and looks forward to supporting new students on Failte Isteach’s English courses. Yurii likes to ride a bike, walk in the mountains with his children, swim and play football.


Jackie Horan

Level Up Coordinator

Jackie has been involved with Trim Family Resource Centre for ten years. After completing the Women’s Development prograrmme, She became a member of the voluntary Board of Mangement before finally taking up the role of Level-up Co-ordinator in October 2022. She’s known for her love of music, going to gigs and of course travelling!


Fionnuala Shiels


Fionnuala is a Trim native and retired Camogie player. She is a great listener, always there for other people helping with any tasks she can assist with. In her spare time she loves dancing and socializing with friends.

Adam Coogan

Food Bank Assistant

Adam join Trim FRC in 2024

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Paddy Dempsey


Paddy is Trim FRC Super Caretaker who hides his cape under his Liverpool Jersey! Paddy has been with us since 2018 and knows Trim FRC inside and out. He is also a mind full of information on Trim and the people of Trim having been working as a local butcher all his life. He is second to none when it comes to cooking a big pot of chicken curry or fry for everyone in the Office. As you may have guessed already– we would be lost without him.

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