About Us

Monaghan Branch of Parents and Friends

A brief histroy including some key dates:

1966 – Monaghan Branch of Parents and Friends founded by Margaret Douglas, Joseph Dirwin,
Kileen Mulligan, Patricia McKenna, Leo Kinsella, Dan Rogan and Sean Murphy. The main aim was to improve the lives of those with an intellectual disability and their families.
1993 – Opening of first care home at Donagh House Tierneil.
1994 – Became a limited company now known as Monaghan Parents and Friends of Persons with an Intellectual Disability Ltd.
2003 – Opening of Millbrook House Milltown
2008 – Official opening of Brookevale House Milltown by President Mary McAleese
2009 – Chairperson Dan Rogan won the ICHS Board Member Award
2012 – Death of long term Chairperson Dan Rogan
2016 – Launch of Website and Facebook page

2021 – Purchase of No3 Woodlands Monaghan

The mission of Monaghan Parents and Friends is to promote the right of people with an intellectual disability and their families.

Monaghan Parents and Friends of Persons with an intellectual disability Ltd are members of Irish Council of Social Housing IRL, Inclusions IRT and Monaghan Disability Group.

Present Committee: 2021

Chairperson : Joe Dirwin                                                                Vice Chairperson: Paul Mc Glade
Secretary : Dympna Moran                                                             Treasurer : Cait Mc Kenna

John Molloy    Sean Baxter      Peter Corrigan    Donal Kenny   Nuala Cloonan    Orla Mc Kenna   Rosaleen Molloy   Brian Kernaghan   Patricia Mc Kenna   Michael Mc Elroy

Directors:

Joe Dirwin
Cait Mc Kenna
Paul Mc Glade
Patricia Mc Kenna
Brian Kernaghan
Roselean Molloy                                                                                                                                            Michael Mc Elroy

Contact Details : If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact our secretary via email dympna_m@hotmail.com