Bringing hospice care into your home…

Our hands-on care team of experienced children’s nurses and healthcare assistants deliver Family Support, Symptom Management, End-of-Life Care, Bereavement Support and Direct Care to children with life-limiting conditions and their families in the comfort of their own home.

Our team delivers care in the following regions:

Region 1:  Dublin Mid-Leinster includes South County Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare, Laois, Offaly, Longford and Westmeath

Region 2:  Dublin North East includes North County Dublin, Meath, Cavan, Louth and Monaghan


  • Terrie Clarke

    Terrie Clarke

    Team Leader

    Terrie is a qualified Registered General Nurse and worked in general nursing before undertaking a diploma in higher education in child health at the Nightingale Institute of Nursing in London. Terrie worked for many years in Guys and St.Thomas’ Hospital before returning to Ireland.  She completed the paediatric intensive care course whilst working at Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children Crumlin and Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda. Terrie joined LauraLynn in 2014 and has a keen interest in pursuing education in paediatric palliative care.



  • Caroline Corrigan

    Staff Nurse

    Caroline qualified as a Registered General Nurse from Trinity College in 2002 and then completed a Bachelor Degree in Nursing in 2003. Having worked as a General Nurse in Tallaght Hospital and Australia, upon her return she completed a Higher Diploma in Children’s Nursing and qualified as a Registered Children’s Nurse in 2006. She then worked in Paediatric ICU in Temple Street and then for 8 years on an Infant Medical/Surgical ward in Crumlin Hospital. During this time she also qualified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She joined the LauraLynn@Home team in August 2016 and plans to undertake studies in the area of Paediatric Palliative Care.



  • Lucy Coy

    Lucy Coy

    Staff Nurse

    Lucy trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and qualified with a BsC honors degree in 2010. Lucy has a wide variety of experience working in paediatric inpatient settings including the emergency department and high dependency care, as well as working with children with complex health needs on a paediatric surgical and gastro ward. Lucy has always had an interest in paediatric palliative care and joined LauraLynn shortly after relocating to Ireland in 2015.



  • Susan Downes

    Susan Downes

    Staff Nurse

    Susan trained in General Nursing in Beaumont Hospital and worked in General Nursing. She then went on to train and work as a Midwife in the Coombe Women’s Hospital. Susan worked in Paediatrics in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda. Returning to the Coombe Hospital and completing a Higher Diploma in Neonatal Intensive Care. She joined LauraLynn in 2016. She now is applying her experience to the specialist area of Paediatric Palliative Care and pursuing her studies in this field.



  • Carolyn Kyne

    Carolyn Kyne

    Staff Nurse

    Carolyn is a qualified Registered General Nurse and has worked as a nurse and nurse manager for many years in the UK and the USA within the speciality of paediatric critical care and paediatric cardiac critical care.  Most recently Carolyn was nurse coordinator of the paediatric critical care simulation programme and returned to Ireland in 2013 and graduated with a MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Nursing from Queens University, Belfast. Carolyn joined LauraLynn in 2015 and plans to pursue further education in paediatric palliative care.



  • Susan Mc Dermott

    Susan Mc Dermott

    Staff Nurse

    Susan qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 2002 and completed her BSc Nursing in 2003. She has experience in acute hospital care in Ireland and Australia, and completed a post graduate diploma in Wound Management and Tissue Viability from the RSCI in 2007. Susan began working with adults and children with complex care needs in the Central Remedial Clinic, Clontarf. She completed her higher diploma in children’s nursing through CUH, Temple Street in 2012. Susan joined LauraLynn@HOME in September 2015.



  • Lisa McGonigle

    Lisa McGonigle

    Staff Nurse

    Lisa qualified with a BSc honours degree in Childrens and General Nursing in Jan 2011. Lisa has worked in Our Lady’s Crumlin Hospital as a staff nurse in the areas of neo-natal cardiology, orthopaedics and GI wards for three years. Lisa then gained experience on surgical and medical wards in both Melbourne Children’s hospital and Princess Margaret hospital in Perth. She then worked in Great Ormond Street hospital in ICU for two years. Lisa joined the Lauralynn@home team in April 2017 and plans to pursue further education in paediatric palliative care.



  • Aisling Reilly

    Aisling Reilly

    Staff Nurse

    Aisling qualified as a registered nurse in Intellectual disability in 2002. Aisling gained experience in this area before qualifying from the Children’s University Hospital as a children’s nurse and completed her nursing degree in 2008. Aisling gained many years of experience in Ireland and Australia in medical, surgical and A&E. Aisling joined LauraLynn in 2012 and completed her European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care in 2013.

    Currently on Maternity Leave



  • Fiona Rock

    Fiona Rock

    Healthcare Assistant

    Fiona has gained a vast amount of experience in the UK and Ireland. She has completed her FETAC level 5 in Healthcare and an additional module in Palliative Care. Fiona became part of the LauraLynn team in 2009 and has worked throughout the service. Fiona has experience in working with children who have suffered loss and bereavement and has a particular interest in sensory play.


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