Alan Quinn joined Le Chéile in November 2011 as Mentoring Co-Ordinator in the Limerick region. Based in Southill, Limerick he covers the Clare, Limerick, North Tipperary and Kerry regions. Alan has a Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management and a Masters Degree in Family Support Studies from NUI Galway.
His research thesis for the Masters Degree was based on how mentoring can prepare young people better for life post-mentoring. The thesis was recently quoted in the recently published book “A Guide to Youth Mentoring” by Pat Dolan and Bernadine Brady. Previously he worked for Foróige in Galway as a project worker in the Big Brother Big Sister mentoring programme