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An Foras Pátrúnachta Conference and Annual General Meeting

An Foras Pátrúnachta’s Conference and Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday 1st March in the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin.

The Conference and Annual General Meeting began at 9.00am. Delegates had the opportunity to look at exhibition stands displayed by Irish speaking organisations and other businesses. The conference officially began at 9.30am. Damhnait Uí Ruairc, Chairperson of An Foras Pátrúnachta, spoke at the event. She welcomed the guests and everyone present – principals, board members and teachers.

Caoimhín Ó hEaghra, General Secretary of An Foras Pátrúnachta, announced the schedule for the day ahead. He then welcomed special guest, Liam Ó Néil, President of the G.A.A.

The following guest speakers each made a presentation:

  • Eileen Flynn, Educational Expert
  • Terry Allen, Educational Advisor
  • Antoin Delap, Solicitor
  • Keith Young, Technical Expert
  • Anita Nic Amhlaoidh, Siobhan Ní Dhúill , Seán de Paor – School Principals.
  • An Foras Pátrúnachta Conference and Annual General Meeting

    On the 23rd of February 2013, a large group of teachers gathered together in Kilashee House Hotel in Co. Kildare for the Foras’ Conference and Annual General Meeting. Caoimhín Ó hEaghra, General Secretary of An Foras Pátrúnachta, welcomed everyone and Damhnait Uí Ruairc, chairperson of An Foras, made an encouraging speech.

    The following guest speakers each made a presentation:

  • Seán Gallagher, deputy director of the National Centre for Technology in Education.
  • Kevin O’Rourke of Sustainable Energy Ireland
  • Paddy Flood of the Professional Development Service for Teachers.
  • Pupils from Gaelscoil Nás na Ríogh and Gael-Choláiste Chill Dara provided excellent entertainment. The Annual General Meeting was held after lunch.

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