“Working Together to Build a Thriving and Resilient Irish and Wider Community, Fully Engaged in Life within Manchester”
Our core values underpin and inform everything we do.
Respectful – we respect our staff, beneficiaries, volunteers and stakeholders
Responsive – we listen, understand and provide services to meet needs to our communities
Integrity – we are trusted, honest and transparent in all our work
Participation – we value the skills and contribution of all our staff volunteers, beneficiaries and stakeholders
Inclusive – we value diversity and are committed to equality
Empowering – we support people to recognise their strength and abilities
These values have permeated everything we do since our launch over 30 years ago. We continue to make progress across all our projects and have ambitious plans to develop our work meeting the needs of the Irish and wider communities.
Meet the Team - At Irish Community Care
Manager, Martin Moran
Martin Moran is the manager, overseeing all operational activities, income generation, stakeholder engagemment to enable the charity to flourish and adapt to the changing needs of the community we serve.
A qualified and registered social worker, Martin has worked in Health and Social Care for over 20 years holding many senior positions in the both the statutory and charitable sectors, from social work practitioner to director of a large national charity holding a portfolio of services across the UK before joining ICCM in 2017.
Support Service Officer, Margo Gallagher
Margo Gallagher is the Support Services Officer ensuring the administration of the charity runs smoothly. She takes responsibility for data collection and financial management and is the first point of contact for people accessing the many services the charity provides. Margo is originally from Clones in Co. Monaghan.
Community Engagement, Zhara Treanor
Community Engagement lead, Zhara, oversees the over 50`s social groups which run weekly in four different venues across the city. The aim of these groups is to bring people together to help reduce social isolation and loneliness, while promoting health and wellbeing through exercise, dance and community involvement.
Zhara also provide support for the Irish Traveller Community and is a qualified social worker. Zhara is originally from Co. Monaghan.
Information and Advice Worker, Patrick Rodgers
Patrick has a background in working with homeless people in London and Stockport for over 20 years, including 7 years working with London’s Irish community for Irish Centre Housing. He gained a valuable insight into housing and benefits while carrying out his various roles.
Information and Advice Worker, Carmel O'Connor
Carmel has been an advice worker at ICCM for over fourteen years and has background in charity, careers and housing. Her technical knowledge surrounding welfare benefits claims continues to be a valuable resource for many accessing our services from our Levenshulme office.