Our Staff



Claire Gallery SOLA Administrator

Claire Gallery

An Administrator and Co-ordinator with ten years’ experience, Claire has worked with several Limerick City regeneration projects, including Get Vocal, Enterprise Development and Early Childhood Intervention.

In her spare time Claire is a member of the Steering Committee for Limerick Spring Festival of Politics & Ideas, and is currently the Chair of Changing Ireland Community Media Ltd.


Dermot O'Donnell Development Manager, SOLA, Quality & Governance

Dermot O'Donnell

‘Development Manager Quality and Governance, Dermot O’Donnell leads on Governance and Quality Management capacity building, within the DFI membership of more than 130 voluntary disability organisations.

He is a member of the National Standards Authority of Ireland’s (NSAI), “Quality Management Standards Committee” and the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland’s “Inspection and Enforcement Advisory Committee”. He is a licensed PQASSO Quality Management System, Mentor and Assessor.

Dermot, a trained group facilitator, is experienced in the area of conflict management.’