Derek Murphy

Derek Murphy

Yard Manager

derek@solasproject.ie  |  086.410.6219

A native of Dublin 8, Derek was a volunteer long before he joined the Solas Project team. He now oversees The Yard, our skills development programme. He facilitates one-to-one mentoring relationships with participants and manages projects that help young people to reach their personal and professional potential.

Derek feels privileged to give young people the chance to share their disappointments and develop their dreams. He cherishes the days of joy and laughter with the young people under his supervision.

Derek has a B.A. in Human Resource Management and a diploma in First Line Management. Outside of work, he enjoys cycling, building bikes, and working on major bike races. He and his wife Julie have three "full of beans" kids!