O'Fiaich College has a new Deputy Principal

Appointment

O'Fiaich College has a new Deputy Principal
Gene Yore gene.yore@dundalkdemocrat.ie@dundalkdemocrat.ie

O’Fiaich College Dundalk has announced the appointment of Margaret Deegan to the post of Deputy Principal.

Margaret Deegan has been the Coordinator of Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) Navan for the past six years. She holds a B.A. in geography and anthropology from Maynooth University, and a master’s degree in Technology and Learning from Trinity College, Dublin.

She was the recipient of the Teaching Council Bursary in recognition of her research in the area of ePortfolios and Communities of Learning. Margaret takes up this position due to the departure of Karen Patton who has held the position of Deputy Principal in the school since 2011 and leaves to become Principal in St. Louis Secondary School, Carrickmacross. Margaret brings to the role of deputy principal a wealth of experience having taught for several years in Dunshaughlin Community College. Under her tenure as Coordinator VTOS Navan has achieved an outstanding reputation for high academic achievement thus enabling huge progression options for students into further education, and/or the labour market.

“I am thrilled to be part of themanagement team of O Fiaich College,” said Margaret.

“Through the position of deputy principal I want to empower all students at secondary and PLC level to achieve their potential. I am totally committed to maintaining the very high standards of teaching and learning already present in Ó Fiaich College, and to sharing in the vision of creating a vibrant, progressive educational future for every student on the campus.

“I look forward to working with Padraig McGovern Principal, and all of the teachers, students and parents associated with the College.”

Ó Fiaich Post Primary College, attracts students from Louth and parts of Meath, Westmeath and Monaghan.