Board of Management

Members

Liam Gallagher   Chairperson
Stephen Edwards Treasurer
Joan Faulkner
Fr Crowley
Charlie Doherty    Community Representative
Fiona Bonner       Community Representative
Siobhan Forkan  Parent’s Representative
Sinead O Toole  Teacher’s Representative

Activities of the Board of Management

The board’s main function is to manage the school on behalf of the patron and for the benefit of the students and to provide an appropriate education for each student at the school. Essentially, the board manages the school. Among other things:

  • It has responsibility for drawing up the school plan and for ensuring that it is implemented.
  • It appoints the principal, the 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, the parents and the community and must facilitate and give all reasonable help to a parents’ association in its formation and its activities.
  • It has overall responsibility for the school’s finances. It is obliged to have comprehensive insurance cover for the school. It must keep proper accounts, which may be audited by the Department of Education and Skillsa and/or the Comptroller and Auditor General. Its annual accounts must be available to the patron and the school community.