Structure & Organisation

St Luke’s Home consists of two companies limited by guarantee both of which are registered charities.

St Luke’s Home Cork (Incorporated), charity number (0928), registered number (003623), owns and manages the facilities from which the Nursing Home operates. It also manages the income streams from its Education Centre, Northridge House, and investments made possible by legacies, donations and fundraising.


Its subsidiary, St Luke’s Home (Mahon) Limited, charity number (11143), registered number (211968) is the Nursing Home providing Residential, Respite and Day Care  services for older people, with an emphasis on Alzheimer care and other forms of Dementia.

Both companies are governed by a Voluntary Board of Directors which meets at least once every two months. The Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton (Chairman), Bishop of Cork is President and Chairman of the board comprising of 11 Directors.

Under a memorandum and articles three of the directors retire by rotation each year and are eligible for reelection at the AGM.

A professional full time management team appointed by the Board and led by a CEO is in place to oversee the operations of the Home.

Board of Directors

The Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton (Chairman)
Mr Malcolm Tyrrell
Mr Don Trotter
The Rev. Edwin Hunter
Mr Charles Olden
Mr Alan Campbell
Mrs Madeleine Geary
Mrs Joan Hanna
Dr Ann Nicholson
Mr John Allcorn
Canon Eithne Lynch

Management Team:

Mr David O Brien- Chief Executive Officer
Mrs Joan Jeffery – Assistant Director of Finance
Mr Neil Mackay- Director of Nursing
Miss Pauline O’ Neill – Deputy Director of Nursing
Ms Colette Culver – Clinical Nurse Manager
Mr Bruce Pierce- Director of Education
Mrs Oonagh O Driscoll- Director of Foundation
Ms Fiona Dwyer- HR Manager