Jacqueline O'Hagan

EastSide Greenways Manager

Jacqueline is the Manager for EastSide Greenways; she started this role in October 2021.  Previous roles in the organisation include Community Project Officer (EastSide Greenways) from January 2020 and Community Engagement Officer (EastSide Arts) from July 2015. 

Jacqueline role involves engaging with the local community and stakeholders in relation to the Connswater Community Greenway and the potential wider network of EastSide Greenways and supporting the successful delivery of an annual animation programme of exciting, welcoming and fun events and activities which make a positive difference to the east Belfast community.

Jacquelines previous experience was as a producer, project coordinator and production manager in the theatre industry in Northern Ireland for 8 years after graduating with a BA (Hons) in Theatre Studies and English Literature from Queen’s University Belfast.

In more recent years, Jacqueline also completed a Masters Degree in Business and Management with the University of Ulster in 2016 as well as the ILM Level 5 Facilitative Leadership Course.

Laura McNaught

Legacy Project Support Worker

Laura joined EastSide Partnership in October 2022. Her role as Youth Project Support Worker within the EastSide Greenways project includes assisting with the planning and delivery of the Personal Youth Development & Employability Programme.

From east Belfast herself, Laura is passionate about cultivating a positive community transformation. Previously working as Disability Learning Support within the youth sector, her aim is to encourage young people to raise their aspirations and expectations; helping them build and develop life skills, to inspire a bright and optimistic future.

Nadine McAuley

EastSide Greenways Project Officer
Nadine Joined EastSide Greenways in October 2023. She started her environmental career with The Conservation Volunteers, training and supporting adults into employment within the sector. Through this role she developed a passion for raising awareness of the importance of nature and green spaces on our social and emotional well being and the need to protect our natural world.
Nadine also worked for Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful as their Campaigns and Events Officer. She has a Post Graduate Certificate in Mindfulness Studies and is qualified to deliver mindfulness and meditation training. She is particularly keen to promote the benefits of cultivating a mindfulness practice within nature settings.
At the weekend Nadine can be found at the heart of Belfast’s historic St George’s Market, supporting local traders and soaking up the lively atmosphere the market offers.

Siobhan McKinley

Youth Project Coordinator (EastSide Greenways) 

Siobhan is the Youth Project Coordinator for EastSide Greenways, a role she started in January 2023.

Her role involves coordinating and delivering The Legacy Project, a personal youth development programme aimed to support young people living in east Belfast.

Siobhan is a qualified Youth Worker and Artist with over 10 years’ experience in youth mentoring, youth outreach, family support, and managing and coordinating personal development, employability and youth arts projects across Belfast

Siobhan is passionate about supporting young people throughout every step of their journey, helping them to recognise their full potential, build skills to access opportunities, raising aspirations and creating positive outcomes for their future selves.

Greenway Board

Ethel White

Mervyn Gibson

Andrew Hassard

Karen Purdy (Chair)

Leigh Osbourne

James Hennessy

Dr Ruth Hunter