Meet the team

Teresa O’Hare, Program Manager –

Teresa is originally from the Dromara hills in Co Down,   her family are sheep and suckler cow farmers. She has been volunteering and working in community-based heritage projects since 1983. Prior to managing The Antrim Coast and Glens AONB, she was the manager for the Heart of the Glens Landscape Partnership.

Teresa is an Ulster University School of Environmental Science Postgraduate,  teacher of environmental studies and owner of a multiple award-winning  eco-tourism business. Teresa is passionate about built, natural and cultural heritage. Her “modus operandi”  is  embracing how heritage can add value to our wellbeing economically, socially, and environmentally.

Asked about her aim for the Antrim Coast and Glens AONB Teresa said;

“My aim is to listen to people  who live, work, and visit the Glens and Coastal  landscapes. Their knowledge, insight and genuine connection to this unique and beautiful landscape helps to highlight issues, suggests solutions, and the partnership created leaves a lasting legacy for future generations.”




Jamie Laverty, Project Officer –

A native of Stranocum, Jamie is a graduate of Queen’s University in Belfast.  With a strong background in tourism, community and voluntary work.

Having worked on the last 6 months of The Heart of The Glens LPS, he is delighted to be in a new position within The Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust and continue working closely with the people of The Glens to help continue the legacy of the LPS and enhance the work within the AONB.

He completed the level 3 Tour Guiding though Heart of The Glens LPS and has developed a love for Storytelling.  In his personal life he loves walks on the beach or in The Glens, a passion for a good book and a slight obsession with Dolly Parton.

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