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Board of Management

Board of Management

The Board of Management fulfils its functions under the Education Act, 1998. It protects and defends the unique spirit of the school as determined by the values and the cultural tradition, education, morality, religion, social, linguistic and spiritual aims and direction of the school and the unique aspects of same and will be accountable to the patron for so doing.

Board Procedures

The Board of Management is responsible for the overall running of the school. It is responsible for:
–  Drawing up a school plan and making sure it is implemented.
– It appoints the principal, teachers and other staff.
– It must ensure that the school fulfils its functions as set out in the Education Act 1998.
– It must promote contact between the school, parents and the wider community and assist a Parents’ Association in its activities.
– It has responsibility for the the school’s  finances.

The term of office for each Board of Management is 4   years. The term of office for the  current Board is the 1st of December 2019 to November 30th 2023.

Members of Board of Management


Lorcan Aherne


John Herlihy (School Principal)


Teresa Coveney

Teachers’ Nominee:

Noel Joy

Parents’ Nominees:

Ashley Hobbs

Louise O Rahilly

Community Nominee:

Seán Forde

Claire Hennessy

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