A dedicated LGBTI+ activist, Konrad volunteers with the Gay Project, UP Cork LGBT+
Youth Group and works part-time as the LGBTI+ Sexual Health Support Worker in The Sexual Health Centre Cork. Konrad has a BA in Community Development and is currently studying two community work related Masters in both UCC and CIT.
Denise BoyleParade Organiser/Co-ordinator
Denise has been the Parade and Afterparty Manager for the past 7 years. A well known Cork building contractor, Denise is a registered gas technician, CAD technician, and electrician. She is a huge Munster Rugby fan, is the Coach for Mallow Women’s Rugby team and is a Board member of the Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival.
JP McCarthyPR & Treasurer
Occupation: Customer Service Team Manager
Hobbies/Interests: I’m a huge Eurovision fan and I’m also quite into my sports (watching, not playing)
Interesting Fact: I was born with the caul #thisisme
Ciara MulcahyCommunity Health Worker
Ciara is the Community Health Worker with LINC and is the Features Editor for Cork
Pride magazine. Her background combines community development, ommunications and women’s studies. Also from Dungarvan, Ciara has been adopted by Cork where she lives with her family.
Clive has been the Chairperson of the Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival for the past 10 years. Clive is a Regional Director with Youth Work Ireland, manages Youth Work Ireland Laois, and is a Director and Board Secretary of People First Credit Union; he is also Director on the ILCU’s Youth Committee and is a Director of LGBT Ireland where he is also Treasurer.
Kery Mullaly handles the Cork Pride Sponsorships and Partnerships remit,
and has brokered partnerships and sponsorships with many companies
and corporations across a variety of festivals and events including the
Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, Electric Picnic, Cork Midsummer Festival, and
the Cork International Choral Festival through his company Fundfest.
Michelle CoganFestival Manager
Michelle has spent 2020 working on the Cork LGBT_+ Pride Festival and is enjoying every moment of it, despite the challenging year. She has a background in Event Management, CSR, and Internal Communications. Michelle was born and raised in Cork, but loves to travel, though not this year!
Michael O'DonnellCommunity Worker
Michael is a Community Worker with the Gay Project. Michael is also the founder of Front runners Cork LGBT+ Running Club, the first-ever LGBT Rep on the Cork Drug and Alcohol taskforce, and former Chairperson of UCC Social Science Society. Michael is from Listowel originally but has spent most of his adult life in Cork.