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St Mary's Primary School, Cabragh

Board of Governors

Chairperson Rev Patrick Hannigan
Vice Chairperson  Mrs Rosina O’Neill
Trustees  Mr Anthony McGonnell
Mr Des Kelly
Principal Mrs Louise Quinn
EA Representatives 

Mrs Siobhan Canning

Mrs Geraldine Scullion

Department Representative  Dr Clare Quinn

Parent Representative 

Mrs Anne-Marie Crudden

Teacher Representative Mrs Eilís Kelly


The Governors are ultimately responsible for the overall management of the school. They are required to meet three times a year. Sub-committees also meet throughout the year.

Some of the responsibilities include:

  1. The delivery of the Northern Ireland Curriculum and educational standards.
  2. The Catholic Ethos
  3. Pastoral Care 
  4. Staff Appointments
  5. Enrolment and Admissions
  6. Self-Evaluation and School Development Planning
  7. Policy Review
  8. Budget Management
  9. Performance Review & Staff Development
  10. Promoting Positive Behaviour
  11. The maintenance of the school premises (shared responsibility with EA)
  12. Responding to Department of Education and EA Initiatives
  13. Fostering links with the local community