St Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush
Europe's first CFES School of Distinction

School Staff


CEIST – Catholic Education An Irish Schools Trust

Board of Management

Trustee Nominees:
Mr Joe Corr- Chairperson
Mr David Clarke- CEIST Representative
Ms Elizabeth Murphy- CEIST Reprsentative
Ms Susan Duffy- CEIST Reprsentative

Teacher Nominees:
Ms Niamh Quinn
Ms Catherine Mackin

Parent Nominees:
Mr Ian Cleary
Mr James Joyce

Senior Leadership Team

Principal: Mr Daragh Nealon (Secretary to BOM)
Deputy Principals: Mr Darren Byrne
Ms Judi O Boyle
Mr Ciarán Reade

Middle Leadership Team - Assistant Principal I:

Ms Mary McElligott - 1st Yr Year Head
Ms Emer Kiely - 2nd Yr Year Head
Mr Eimear Mc Carthy - 3rd Yr Year Head
Ms Justin McElwain - 4th Yr Year Head
Ms Áine Lynch -5th Yr Year Head
Ms Yvonne Kiely- 6th Yr Year Head
Ms Ann Marie Caulfield - AEN Coordinator
Mr Kevin Dowling - Teaching & Learning Coordinator
Ms Laura Greene- Attendance and Punctuality Coordinator
Ms Louise Ní Chonchubhair- TY Coordinator

Teaching Staff

Ms Claire Barrett
Ms Laura Brien Ms Alison Blood
Ms Leah Brophy Ms Kate Burns
Ms Lee-Anne Brady Ms Shauna Caherly
Ms Cathy Boylan Ms Mary Clarke
Ms Ann Marie Caulfield Ms Louise Conaty
Ms Claire Cooke Ms Katie Connolly
Ms Caroline Cutliffe Ms Hannah Dempsey
Ms Ita Dagger Mr James Delaney
Mr Kevin Delahunty
Ms Maria Diaz Mr Kevin Dowling
Mr Neil Doyle
Ms Sarah Doyle Ms Áine Duffy
Ms Linda Dunleavy
Ms Therese Egan Ms Una Fallon
Ms Aisling Geraghty Ms Annabel Heaney
Ms Laura Greene Ms Anita Irwin
Mr Brendan Haak
Mr Aran Hiraldo Ms Megan Kelly
Mr Jack Hussey Ms Emer Kiely
Ms Susanne Kelly Ms Áine Lynch
Ms Yvonne Kiely
Ms Amanda Leahy Ms Aisling Martin
Ms Aideen Lowe Ms Eimear McCarthy
Ms Catherine Mackin Mr Justin McElwain
Ms Íde Malone Ms Judy McGann
Ms Carol Martin Ms Roisin McGowan
Mr Adam McAllister
Ms Mary McElligott Ms Margaret McGuire
Ms Irene McElroy Ms Sinead Moore
Mr John McGarry Ms Majella Murphy
Ms Megan Morrisey Ms Karen Naughton
Mr Richard Neary
Ms Kathleen Murphy
Ms Arlene Murphy Mr Christopher O' Connell
Mr Daniel Murray Mr Jack O'Donnell
Ms Louise Ní Chonchubhair Ms Niamh Quinn
Mr David O Hara Ms Chloe Ryan
Ms Sarah Ryan
Mr Eoin Redmond Ms Leanne Redmond
Ms Emma Skelly Mr John Roche
Mr Graham Sheehan Mr Padraic Slattery
Mr Maccullin Skelly Ms Helen Teehan
Mr Brian Worrell

Special Needs Assistants

Ms Carol Cooke Ms Mary Brogan
Ms Elaine Flynn Ms Michele Fynes
Ms Hanna Leonard Mr Derek Hickey
Ms Karina Lambkin Ms Edel Curtis Mulligan

PME Teachers

Ms Caoimhe Fichtner Ms Sarah O'Connor
Ms Ciara Darby Ms Alia Dinar
Mr Daragh Kiernan Ms Kerrie Costello
Ms Sinead Smith Ms Mary Clarke
Ms Chloe Brennan Mr Sean Donnelly
Ms Tara Callan Ms Silvia Vega Cruz
Ms Ella Heffron
Home School Liaison Officer Ms Hayleigh Davidson
Ms Amanda Leahy

School Support Ms Michele Condra
Ms Emma McKeon

Supervisors Ms Nuala O' Donoghue

School Office Ms Maria Diaz
Ms Tracy Boughton
Ms Patricia Prenty
Attendance Office
Ms Maria Leonard
Finance Team

Caretaker Mr Alan Byran
Apr 19
LIFT Mentoring 6 (1 hr)
Apr 22
Prosper Fingal Show
May 01
Sixth Year Mentoring 4
May 01
Whole School Planning Meeting for Staff
Third Year science students travelled to Armagh Planetarium for an Earth & Space workshop.
TY students volunteered in Rush Community Centre, students and staff wore yellow to support this wonderful organisation.
Our school of sanctuary team co ordinated a bake sale, music and face painting in the hall at lunch time with a prize for the student wearing the most Red. All donations went to the immigrant council of Ireland.
Convent Lane, Rush, Co. Dublin
01 843 7534
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