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St.Gabriel’s School & Centre is dedicated to the care and education of children with multiple physical disabilities.
St.Gabriel’s School & Centre is situated in Dooradoyle on the south side of Limerick city. It is a non-denominational organisation and a registered charity (Charity Number 5548). From its humble beginnings over fifty years ago it has developed into what is today a modern, highly regarded, first choice disability organisation serving children and their families from across the mid west region.
The St.Gabriel’s complex accommodates a special needs school, an outpatient therapy centre, a clinic of the Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) a newly built hydrotherapy pool and a regional orthotics service (ROS). This is a long way from what was the original Limerick Children’s Handicapped Association premises set up in St.Joseph’s Street in the early 1960’s by the Crabtree family to provide care for children with disabilities.
St.Gabriel’s Executive Committee
Máire O' Leary is the Chief Executive St. Gabriel's Centre
Meet the Voluntary Board Members
Richard Leonard: Chariman of St. Gabriel's School & Centre. Former now retired partner-in charge Grant Thornton
Charlie MacDonnell: Retired former Bank of Ireland Accounts Manager
Dr. Michael J. Mahony: Consultant Paediatrician, Limerick University Hospital
Dr. David Hannon: General Practitioner based in Raheen, Limerick. Adj. Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick.
Helen McInerney: Retired Primary Teacher, former principal St. Gabriel's School & Limerick School Project
Pat Murphy: Project Accountant, Bons Secours Health System Ltd.
Gerard O' Shea: Chartered Accountant, Managing Partner of Penna O' Shea
Billy Peacocke: Chartered Surveyor
Mary O' Donovan: Business Consultant for Mobile Telecoms, Financial Services, Utilities and Travel