Meet the Team

Carol Hyland - Project Leader 
Carol has worked in St Micheal's estate since 2004. she originates from Tipperary but has worked in Dublin so long the young people call her a Dub. Her passion is young women's issues, arts and supporting young people through school. After starting her journey as a youth worker and spending many years working on the ground in Inchicore she became project leader in 2020.
Elaina Somers - Financial Administrator
Elaina joined us in 2020 and says 'I love working in an organisation that cares so much about young people and making a difference to their lives'.

Lizzy Stringer - Community Youth Worker
Lizzy started out in youth work as a young person herself in an inner city youth project, and then became a youth worker. She then moved to the school completion programme and a short time at youth justice in the inner city. However, even though she enjoyed her time in SCP her heart and soul is in youth work so she came back to project based youth work. The knowledge and experience she has brought with her has been invaluable in our efforts to keep kids at school. 

Thomas Mc Carthy - Drug & Alcohol Youth Worker

Thomas joined us in April 2016 after spending many years working in the north inner city.  He brings with him a passion for outdoor pursuits, biking, bike mechanics and skills work. He also is very committed to working with young people on the street and through outreach. He leads our drug intervention work, and our skills workshop programme. 

Zoe Fallon - Community Youth Worker

Zoe joined Core in the summer of 2020 after finishing her Youth Work training in Maynooth University. Zoe said its a privileged to work here after coming though the project as a young person. I'm looking forward to working and giving back to my community"

Stephan Meehan - Community Youth Worker

Stephen Joined Core in summer 2020 "he said hes delighted to be working here after completing his first youth work training placement here. Stephen is particularity interested in using sports and street work to connect with young people".

Eve Tunstall - Community Youth Worker

Eve trained as a youth worker in Scotland & joined CORE in 2020. She's passionate about digital youth work and youth participation.