Mark McCormack


Mark has over 13 years of experience working in demanding environments, with people from a wide range of life experiences, backgrounds, and behavioural types. Working alongside these marginal groups has equipped him with the skill and ability to actively listen, effectively communicate and assist the client to achieve their goals in life.

Mark’s approach to coaching is guided primarily towards the overall wellbeing of the individual. Mark’s focus is particularly on building resilience, improving self-confidence, and nurturing more effective inter-personal relationships. Mark’s approach as a professional coach is to always be authentic, empathetic, non-judgemental and entirely person centered. Our participants will embark on a journey of meaningful conversations to deepen their understanding of factors that affect the decisions we make in work. Our aim is to empower individuals and teams to overcome challenges with a shared vision of realising their true potential while identifying, understanding and dealing with our limiting belief systems.

  • Mark achieved a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Social Care in 2015. (Dundalk Institute of Technology)
  • Winner of the President’s Prize for Contribution to the Life of the Institute or Community, 2015 by Dennis Cummins.
  • Co-author of a paper which was represented by Dr Bernadette Brereton and presented at the ESA Sociology of Education Mid-Term Conference, Milan, Italy. Entitled; ‘Education and Empowerment: Theories and Practices. The theme of the conference centred on the changing values of education in an era of increased diversity and access, 2016.

Licenses & Certifications

  • ‍The Timoney Leadership Institute. Advanced Leadership Programme (ALP). Certified 2019.
  • The Lismullen Institute. Ethical Leadership Certified Programme. Certified 2019-2020.
  • Qualified Professional Coach. International Coaching Federation (ICF) Accredited Training Programme 2020.

Caitlin Flynn


At 11 years of age, Caitlin lost her eyesight due to cancer, leaving her with a visual impairment. She is now an advocate for young people and their families. She aims to empower other people with disabilities and the wider community to focus on solutions by sharing her story. Caitlin’s journey has been a challenging one with many failures and successes along the way. She is passionate about creating dialogue where young people get to find their voice. 

  • In 2019 Caitlin was awarded the Investing in Children’s Award by Tusla (Child & Family Agency) for her contribution to a meaningful project where dialogue was created and young people from Louth, Meath and Monaghan came together and voiced their concerns and lived experience on topics such as mental health. Alcohol, bullying and drugs. 
  • Caitlin studied Applied Psychology in Social Studies and has recently graduated from O’Fiaich College, Dundalk, Co. Louth.