Meet the Team

The Straight Ahead team is led by Irelands’ leading Paediatric Orthopaedic spinal surgeons and medical staff who are


Straight Ahead Nursing Team:

  • Rachel Kenna – Deputy Director of Nursing / Divisional Nurse Manager
  • Maria Noonan Clinical Nurse Specialist – Limb Reconstruction
  • Catherine Howells, Ailish McIntyre and Olga Gallagher – Clinical Nurse Specialists – plaster care
  • Michelle Harrington / Keelin Hession – Clinical Nurse Specialists – Spinal Disorders

Straight Ahead Team

  • Shane Holland, Chairman & Co-Founder
  • Deirdre McDonnell, Admin and support
  • Lorna McAuliffe, Legal Advisor
  • Lisa Clancy, Committee Member
  • Francis McDevitt, Committee Member