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St. Eithne's Primary School, Derry

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors has overall responsibility for the effective management of the school.  It is composed of nominees of trustees, the Western Education and Library Board and the Department of Education, a parent and a teacher elected by the teachers.  The members hold office for four years.

Nominated By the Trustees

Mr P. Mc Daid (Chairman)

Rev. P. O’Kane

Mr. J. O’Neill

Mrs. D. Christy

Mr P. Mc Daid


Nominated By the Department Of Education

Mrs. M. Doherty


Nominated By The Western Education & Library Board

Mr. A. Kehoe

Mr. D. Taylor


Parents’ Representative

Ms. E. Friel


Teachers’ Representative

Mr. V. Feeney



Mr. T. Mc Dowell (Principal)


The Governors as a group work together in partnership with the Principal and the staff to ensure the provision of good education for our children.  They have particular responsibilities in relation to the curriculum, the financial management of the school, the appointment of staff, admissions to the school, discipline, building and maintenance, the parents’ annual meeting and community links.

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