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Council 2019-2022

Council 2019-2022

The Council is a representative structure. The membership is determined by the Minister for Education and Skills. The 25-member council comprises nominees of the partners in education, industry and trade union interests, parents’ organisations and one nominee each of the Minister for Education and Skills and the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. The members of the Council, who were appointed by the Minister to 28 February, 2022, are listed here.

Click here to access Press Release from DES on appointment of NCCA Council 2019-2022

The Chairperson, Professor Mary O’Sullivan, teacher educator at University of Limerick, has previously served on the Executive of the Teaching Council and on their Education Committee, and currently serves on the Medical Council with a focus on Education and Training. A former Post-Primary teacher in Cork, Professor O’Sullivan has among her many roles, served as Inaugural Dean of Education and Health Sciences at UL and Associate Dean of Education at Ohio State University.

Title Name
Chairperson Prof. Mary O’Sullivan
Nominee of the Minister for Education and Skills Teresa Hagan
Nominee of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Phil Lynch
JMB – Deputy Chairperson Michael Redmond
JMB – Ordinary member Patricia Gordon
INTO – Deputy Chairperson Deirbhile Nic Craith
INTO – Ordinary member Joe McKeown
INTO – Ordinary member Carmel Browne
ETBI Anne McHugh
CPSMA Fergal Kelly
NABMSE Finn Ó Murchú
CIBE Joyce Perdue
IFUT Michael Delargey
Ibec Claire McGee
ICTU Brian Tubbert
ACCS Áine O Sullivan
NPC – primary Áine Lynch
NPCpp Geoff Browne
Foras na Gaeilge Edel Ní Chorráin
SEC Tim Desmond
DES Orlaith O’Connor
ASTI Máire G Ní Chiarba
ASTI Ed Byrne
TUI David Duffy
TUI Liz Farrell