McGrath Housing & Care


CEO and Management

Don O’Higgins – CEO

Don’s career been spent mainly with the Irish Business and Employers’ Confederation, where he was latterly Director of Corporate Services and Company Secretary. He was also a member of the Board of the Confederation. As Director of Corporate Services, he had responsibility for the Finance, IT, Marketing Training and Administration functions of the organisation.  After leaving IBEC, Don held positions in the charity sector including a contract role with the Society of St Vincent de Paul where he had responsibility for the East Region activities of the Society. He joined the Project in January 2016.  He is a former member of the Pensions Board. Don has a B.A. (Mgt) Hons and a master’s in business administration from Dublin City University.
Tel: 01 878 8512


Liam Rooney – Care Manager

Liam has over fifteen years’ experience in managing an addiction residential service. He spent five years in the northeast (Meath/Cavan/Louth) developing community addiction services. Working closely with the HSE and local hosing bodies to support the development. His work with the Project includes managing and maintaining professional relationships with stakeholders including the DRHE and HSE and working daily with staff to ensure a high standard of care to those we support. This includes managing challenging and problematic behaviour. Liam is also involved in interagency approaches with other services in meeting and addressing the needs of our residents.
Tel: 01 878 8210