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Welcome to St. Senan's Education Office Online.  This website has been developed to provide the necessary resources to support Boards of Management of primary schools in the Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly and the Dioceses of Kerry, Killaloe and Limerick in the discharge of their responsibilities.


The Resources section of the website is password protected and usernames and passwords have issued to all schools. If you experience any difficulty accessing the website please call the office on 061-347777 or, alternatively, email sseo@ldo.ie. As always, your comments and suggestion regarding the website are more than welcome.


Thought for the week


"Catholic schools prepare every student to meet the challenges of their future by developing their mind, yes, but also their body and their soul and spirit."


- David Vitter



Training for Boards of Management

Training for Boards of Management

Module One: The Board as a Corporate Entity.

St. Senan’s Education Office, in cooperation with CPSMA, will be making training available  for members of new Boards of Management. The first module being delivered is the ‘Board as a Corporate Entity’. This training will address the how the Board should operate, the roles and responsibility of the Board, and best practice in terms of avoiding the common pitfalls Boards have faced in the past. The module will be presented by St. Senan’s.


All members of the Board should be encouraged to attend this training.


Each training session will commence at 7pm, ending at 9pm. Tea and coffee will be available from 6:30pm.


The following are the venues and dates:


12/02/20              The Inn at Dromoland, Newmarket on Fergus

13/02/20              Abbeycourt Hotel, Nenagh

18/02/20              Anner Hotel, Thurles

25/02/20              Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick

27/02/20              Devon Inn Hotel, Templeglantine

03/03/20              Rose Hotel, Tralee

04/03/20              Dromhall Hotel, Killarney

10/03/20              Horse and Jockey Hotel, Tipperary

11/03/20              Ballykisteen Hotel, Limerick Junction

25/03/20              Cooraclare NS, Cooraclare, Co. Clare

26/03/20              St John's N.S., Kenmare


Please note that space in each venue is limited and places must be booked through the link on St. Senan’s Education Office website. Persons presenting for attendance without a booking at a venue that is full will be refused admittance, as the venues themselves must remain in compliance with their own fire-safety regime.


Should you have any queries, then please feel free to contact us on sseo@ldo.ie or on 061-347777.




Catholic Primary Schools Management Association (CPSMA) provides advice and support for Chairpersons and Principals of Boards of Management in over 2,800 schools. It collaborates with other management bodies and negotiates on behalf of these schools with the Department of Education and Skills and other education partners. All boards of management of Catholic primary schools are eligible to become members of the CPSMA.


CPSMA’s website contains many useful resources for schools.


CPSMA may be contacted at 01-6292462 or by emailing info@cpsma.ie

Recruitment procedures for Teachers & SNAs

The Department of Education & Skills has published Circulars 44/2019 and 51/2019 concerning the recruitment of Teachers and SNAs, including the appointments procedures for Principals, Deputy Principals (open and internal competition) and Assistant Principals.


These circulars supersede all previous circulars, memoranda, rules and regulations in relation to the recruitment and appointment procedures for Teachers and SNAs including the relevant Appendixes of the Governance Manual for Primary Schools 2015-2019.


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