Joe Donohoe – FATIMA


Joe Donohoe is a Project Manager with Fatima Groups United Family Resource Centre. Over the past 20 years he has been centrally involved in leading the community of Fatima throughout its regeneration process. He has written about the regeneration of the area and community safety, with particular reference to gang culture.

Joe completed a Master’s Degree in Community Work at NUI Maynooth 2012. His thesis was entitled ‘Applying a Human Rights Base Approach to Housing and Regeneration – Lessons for Community Work’.

The title of his presentation ‘People, Place, Partnership’ gives a narrative of Fatima’s Regeneration outlining the key learnings with particular reference to community empowerment and the importance of establishing key relationships with statutory agencies based on respect and equality.

Keynote presentation title: People Place Partnership:  Regeneration –  Lessons For Community Work  – A case study of Fatima Mansions Regeneration