Ireland’s Education Yearbook

Dr Brian Mooney
Managing Editor
Stan Carey
Copy Editor
Jeroen Bos
Web Development &
Graphic Design
Phyllis Mitchel
Founder and Publisher

Editorial Board 2024


Director Peter Brown
Irish Research Council
Prof Daniel Carey
School of English and Creative Arts at University of Galway, Chair of the Irish Research Council, Secretary for the Humanities and Social Sciences of the Royal Irish Academy.
Dr Selina McCoy
Associate Research Professor at the ESRI and Adjunct Professor at TCD

Higher education

Dr Majella Dempsey
Associate Professor and EdD Strand Leader for Curriculum Studies, Maynooth University
Dr Joseph Ryan
Chief Executive Officer, Technological Higher Education Association (THEA)
Dr Cornelia Connolly
Lecturer, School of Education, NUI Galway
Prof Eugene Wall
President, Mary Immaculate College Limerick
Teresa Hand-Campbell
Total Human Capital Consultancy Ltd

further education & training

Andrew Brownlee
Paddy Lavelle
General Secretary, Education & Training Boards Ireland (ETBI)
Maria Walshe
Director – Branding, Communications and FET Strategy Implementation
Cecilia Munro
Principal, Ballyfermot College of Further Education

second level

Joan Russell
Director, ETBI School Support Services
Roisin O Donohue
Guidance Counsellor, Belvedere College Dublin
Donal O'Reilly
Post Primary Deputy Director, Centre for School Leadership
Moira Leydon
Assistant General Secretary, ASTI


Prof Teresa O'Doherty
President, Marino Institute of Education
Nicholas Cosgrave
Office of the Chief Inspector
Department of Education
Deirbhile Nic Craith
previous Director of Education & Research, INTO
Pairic Clerkin
CEO, Irish Primary Principals Network
Feargal Brougham
Principal, St Paul's Senior National School, Ayrfield, Dublin 13
Simon Lewis
Principal, Educate Together National School, Carlow

early childhood

Prof Mathias Urban
Desmond Chair of Early Childhood Education, Dublin City University
Dr Mareesa O'Dwyer
Team Leader AIM
Dr Sinéad Matson
Founder of Montessori & Early Childhood Professionals Ireland (MECPI)
Anna Rose Codd
Technological University of the Shannon (TUS)

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