Board of Management/Staff

The BOM has overall responsibility for the school, including finance, maintenance, staffing and the development of the school plan and policies.

The Board comprises of two direct nominees of the Patron, two elected parents (a mother and a father) the Principal and one other teacher on the staff elected by vote of the teaching staff and two extra members proposed by these nominees, The Patron appoints the Chairperson of the board. The term of office for the Board of Management is 4 years (December 2015 – December 2019).

The Board of Management of Bishop Murphy Memorial School is:

  • Fr. Brian Boyle: Patrons Nominee & Chairperson
  • Mr. Tom Murray – Patrons Nominee
  • Mr. James O Donoghue – Principal
  • Ms. Kate Ryan – Teachers Nominee
  • Mr. Chris Ablett – Parents Nominee
  • Mrs. Marie O’Brien – Parents Nominee
  • Mrs. Imelda D’arcy -Community Nominee
  • Mrs. Carmel Hurley: Community Nominee

Staff List

The following is a list of the Staff of Bishop Murphy Memorial School:

  • James O’ Donoghue – Principal and Special Education Teacher
  • Claire Dillon – Deputy Principal and Special Education Teacher
  • Clare Coughlan –  Special Duties Post and Special Education Teacher
  • Rachael Ahern -Special Duties Post and Special Education Teacher
  • Kate Ryan – ASD Class teacher
  • Elizabeth Daly – 4th/5th Class
  • Sharon O’Driscoll/Ashlee Hynes – ASD Class teacher
  • Louise Brosnan – 3rd/4th Class
  • Abby O’Connell – 6th Class
  • Helen Forrester – SNA
  • Celia Morrison – SNA
  • Eileen Armstrong- SNA
  • Linda Gowen –  SNA
  • Sinéad Hegarty- SNA
  • Roisín Feeney -SNA
  • Gráinne Devine -SNA
  • Margaret O’Hara – School Secretary
  • Margaret Fitzgerald/Ania Kurzak – School Cleaner

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