Teresa O’Hare – LPS Manager
A native of Co Down, of hill farming stock; she has been volunteering and working in community-based heritage projects since 1983. Prior to coming to work in The Glens; Teresa worked on the development of the Lough Erne Landscape Partnership, co-writing the Landscape Action Plan that is now being delivered across the 500km2 area. Teresa is a postgraduate of Ulster University School of Environmental Science, a teacher of environmental studies and eco-tourism and is passionate about built, natural and cultural heritage. Teresa owns Orchard Acre Farm an award winning eco based tourism destination in Fermanagh.
Asked about her aim for the Heart of Glens Teresa said;
“My aim is to is to help the programme leave a legacy for the people of the Glens. I applaud and heartily acknowledge the fabulous work achieved by the team and project partners to date. I’ve always wanted to spend time in The Glens of Antrim and North Coast. I feel so privileged to both live here and work here in my own small way working for the conservation, sustainable use and enjoyment of stunning landscapes of The Glens. “
Jamie Laverty – LPS Projects Assistant
Jamie is the newest member to the team and is excited to be on board. Brought up in Stranocum, he knows the local area well. Jamie has a strong background in community and voluntary work, he brings his wealth of experience to the Landscape Partnership Scheme. He is excited to work closely with the people of The Glens to help continue the legacy of this scheme.