Tammy was first appointed to the Commission in April 2022.
Tammy Donaghy is a youth mental health advocate. Tammy comes from a youth work background, has completed an undergraduate degree in youth and community studies and is currently pursuing a Masters in comparative criminology and criminal justice. She has experience of working with, or advocating for, young people at many levels and is currently a youth employability support worker in Finglas youth resource centre. Tammy has sat on the Boards of Community Creations (spunout.ie and text 50808), City of Dublin Youth Service, and Jigsaw. She has also sat on the Children’s Reference Group and represented this body at the advisory group for the development of overarching national standards for the care and support of children using health and social care services. She regularly presents to organisations on youth mental health.
First appointed: 05/04/2022
End of Term: 04/04/2027
Position Type: Member
Basis of Appointment: nominated by Spunout; appointed by the Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People.