Michelle Murphy

Corporate and Events Fundraiser

Michelle worked at the coal face of Social Care both in Ireland and the UK for over fifteen years prior to joining The Mercy Hospital Foundation as their Corporate and Events Fundraiser and has seen first-hand the challenges faced by families, patients and staff in various care settings from hospitals  right through to private home care.

Upon graduating with a BA Hons. in Social Care from CIT, Michelle worked in RehabCare as Programme Facilitator before going on to work as Programme Supervisor in a busy day service attended by over 40 adults with various disabilities.

A career break saw Michelle successfully complete a Certificate in Writing Skills for Journalism while writing for and contributing to various media outlets including RTE Radio 1, Red FM, The Irish Examiner and Evening Echo. During this time Michelle also did extensive PR and Fundraising for a local charity on a completely voluntary basis.

When not helping to raise funds for The Mercy Hospital by providing various PR opportunities for local businesses and co-ordinating high end event such as the Golf Classic and black tie Christmas Wishes Ball, Michelle loves spending time with Toto, her adopted shelter dog and fostering various dogs from her local animal shelter.

You can contact Michelle at michelle@mercyfundraising.ie or Tel 021 4223133.