Founded in 2004 in Dublin, Communicare has been caring for clients in private homes, nursing homes, hospitals and in its own residential or respite care facilities 24/7, 365 for 20 years now. We help our clients to live their lives as fully as possible by delivering high-quality, tailor-made healthcare services, with compassion and competence, when and where they are needed most.

We employ hundreds of staff across three divisions – Disability Care, Homecare and Paediatric Care – and manage our services from five offices nationwide.

Communicare is proud to be a family-owned, family-run Irish business.

Learn more about the members of our Board and senior management team below.

Mark Kelly


Mark is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse and entrepreneur who has spent the past decade founding, running and growing businesses in healthcare, medical supplies, logistics and property development. He has overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the group of family companies of which Communicare is a central part.

Rosaleen Kelly


A Psychiatric Nurse by background, Rosaleen has more than 45 years of experience in healthcare practice and management. She is passionate about holistic wellbeing and delivering the highest quality of person-centred care. 20 years after founding it, Rosaleen continues to play an active part in Communicare’s development at Board level.

Sarah Kelly

Managing Director

Sarah is a Solicitor with 15 years of experience in legal practice and business across multiple jurisdictions. As Managing Director, she is focused on governance, leadership, risk management and building organisational capacity. Sarah also plays a key role in management and strategic planning for Communicare’s sister companies.

Aidan Carney

General Manager

Over the past 25 years, Aidan has gained immense experience managing operations, projects and people, both in a consultancy capacity and working in-house for SMEs. As General Manager, he oversees all aspects of Communicare’s day-to-day operations, and works closely with the Board to deliver on plans for the company’s continued growth.

Bernard Herity

Financial Controller

Bernard is a Fellow Chartered and Certified Accountant with 20+ years’ experience working in practice and industry. Supported by a team of account executives, he carries overall responsibility for Communicare’s end-to-end finance function, from invoicing and payroll to tax compliance and audit preparation, and also has an input into strategic planning.

Christine Coleman

HR & Services Manager

With a background in HR and over 15 years of experience in service management across various industries, Christine is both a skilled manager and an expert in system implementation and process improvement. She has extensive knowledge of the theory and practice of employment law, as well as broad experience in recruitment and onboarding.