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Day to Day Management

The day-to-day management of the school is delegated to the principal, assisted by the deputy principals, assistant principals1 and assistant principals 2 post holders and staff.

Principal: Ms. L. Ryan

Deputy Principal: Ms. A. Kelly

Deputy Principal: Mr. J Horseman

Deputy Principal: Mr. G Fleming

Posts of Responsibility Holders for 2019/2020 School Year

Assistant Principal AP1  2019/2020

First YearMs. C. Murray
Second YearMr. E. Brady
Third YearMr. B. Tuck
Fifth YearMs. D. Crawley
Transition Year & CoordinatorMr. N. Wade
Sixth YearMs. N. Grennan
Awards, Visiting Speakers, Lates, Co-ordinator Extra-Curricular Activities, Booklists, Induction of Incoming first Years, School MagazineMr. S. Fitzgerald
Examinations SecretaryMs. M. Berreen
Adult Education DirectorMr. A. Farrell
Adult Education Co-ordinatorMs. S. Sheehan
I.T.Ms. H. Kelly

Unfortunately, due to the moratorium on promotion, four of these posts remain unfilled. Year Heads look after the welfare of the students in their year group. They hold assemblies every morning, liaise with class tutors and are responsible for general discipline within their year group. They also play an important pastoral role. Parents should let year heads know if there are any family or health reasons that may affect a child’s progress in the school.Assistant Principals, along with the Principal and three Deputy Principals form the Senior Management team in the school. The group meets regularly to discuss day to day issues, review school development and plan for the future.

Assistant Principals 2 / Special Duties Posts 2018/2019

This group of staff members hold positions of responsibility called Assistant Principals 2 (Special Duties) posts. They assume responsibility for a whole range of areas which are part of a large school and thus help to improve the quality of service provided.

Ms. M. Herlihy 5th Year Assistant Year Head
Mr. A. KeaneStudent Council, Student Wellbeing
Ms. S. Killoran2nd Year Assistant Year Head
Ms. T. CarrollSchool Planning and Development
Ms. C. ReynoldsLCA Coordinator
Ms. M. Roe3rd Year Assistant Year Head
Ms. B. WalsheSubject Planning & Development, Attendance in TY
Ms. A. Moylan1st Year Assistant Year Head
Ms. L. BlancheSpecial Needs & Learning Support
Ms. F. BarrySpecial Needs & Learning Support
Ms. E.O’Regan6th Year Assistant Year Head
Ms. J. CostelloTeaching and Learning
Ms. E. DohertyAdult Education


Ms. N. ClinceRSE
Ms. C. ShannonCSPE
Ms. E DohertyCSPE