Board of Management: 2023-2027

Board Members

Our school’s Board of Management was first convened in December 2019 for a four year term of office, which ends in Summer 2023.  The new Board of Management term has commenced and will run from December 2023, ending Summer 2027.

Patron’s Nominees:

Ms. Deirdre O’ Donovan (Chairperson)

Mr. Conor O’ Toole

Parent Nominees:

Ms. Susan Fitzgerald

Mr. Kevin Corley

Patron Representative: Mr. Mark Egar

Teacher Nominee:

Principal & Secretary to the Board:

Ms. Eimear O’Connell

Ms. Deirdre Murphy, Principal

Functions of the Board

Our Board is responsible for managing Brannoxtown Community National School (CNS) on behalf of the patron, the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board (KWETB). The Board is accountable to the KWETB and also to the Minister. The principal of Brannoxtown CNS is responsible and accountable for the day-to-day management of Brannoxtown CNS including guidance and direction of teachers and other staff of the school. 

To promote strong communications with parents, staff and the school community, the Board provides an Agreed Report for each meeting. The Agreed Report cannot include details of any issues which must remain confidential to Board members; it provides a useful summary of the main agenda items and discussion outcomes.

School Year 2022-2023

Five meetings of the Board are scheduled for the 2022/2023 school year. Agreed Reports will be available following approval by the Board at their subsequent meeting (i.e., the October 2022 meeting Agreed Report will be approved at the December 2022 meeting):

  • BOM Agreed Report: October 2022
  • BOM Agreed Report: December 2022
  • BOM Agreed Report: February 2023
  • BOM Agreed Report: April 2023
  • BOM Agreed Report: June 2023

School Year 2021-2022

Four meetings of the Board took place during the 2021/2022 school year. Agreed Reports are available below:

School Year 2020-2021

Five meetings of the Board took place during the 2020/2021 school year. Agreed Reports are available below:

School year 2019-2020

Our new Board of Management was convened in December 2019 and four meetings were held up to June 23rd. Agreed Reports are available below: