Elevator Launch Event

The Dementia Elevator Project launched last week on the 21st of January.

Minister Kathleen Lynch officially launched the Project.

Other speakers included Prof Brian MacCraith, President, DCU, Gerry Martin, CEO, Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Noel Mulvihill, Assistant National Director Older People, HSE and Dr Kate Irving, Elevator Project Lead.

More interviews and photos are available on our separate launch event page.


Dr Kate Irving (DCU Department of Nursing and Human Sciences and Elevator lead) and Kathleen Lynch TD.


Back line left to right – Gerry Martin, CEO Alzheimer Society of Ireland; Prof Brian MacCraith, President of DCU; Tom Costello, Programme Executive: Aging, Atlantic Philanthropies. Front line left to right: Prof John Costello Dean of Faculty Science and Health DCU; Dr Kate Irving; Kathleen Lynch TD; Associate Professor Suzanne Cahill, Director of the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre and Michael Fitzgerald, Head of Operations and Service Improvement, Services for Older People, HSE.