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Board of Management

The board of management/manager(s) is the body of persons or the person(s) appointed by the patron to manage the school on behalf of the patron.  The functions of the board of management (the Board) are set out in section 15 of the Education Act, 1998 which provides, inter alia, that it shall be the duty of the Board to “manage the school on behalf of the patron and for the benefit of the students and their parents and to provide or cause to be provided an appropriate education for each student at the school for which that board has responsibility”. Section 15 of the Education Act, 1998 also provides that a “board shall perform the functions conferred on it and on a school by this Act”.

The Board of Management of Gleneely National School are:

Chairperson:                              Rev. Fr. Arkinson

Patron’s Representative:            Rev. P. Devlin

Principal:                                    Mrs. Pauline Dowds

Teacher Representative             Mrs. Lisa Doherty (recording secretary)

Parent   Representatives            Mrs. Eithne Browne

                                                   Dr. Nigel Mc Kelvey (treasurer)

Community Representatives      Mrs. Maranna Sweeney

                                                   Mr. Stephen Stewart

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