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About Us

Limerick Education Support Centre is one of a national network of 21 full-time Education Support Centres. The Centre has been operating since 1973 and has grown in strength and function since those earlier days. Limerick ESC celebrated its 50th Yr of service in 2023.

Mission Statement

  • To provide a collaborative space for the sharing and dissemination of knowledge and information with all education stakeholders, especially by the organisation of courses, seminars, conferences, lectures, debates, symposia and all other means subject to the approval of the committee.
    • To encourage fruitful links with and between the different levels of education.
      1. To act as a resource centre which would enable education stakeholders to prepare and construct equipment and materials for use in their own schools and in addition to facilitate the display of teachers’ and pupils’ work and materials for use in their own school and to provide for a display of textbooks, materials and equipment.
      2. To co-operate and engage with other Education Support Centres, full and part-time, so as to ensure that an effective network of Centres is established.
      3. To plan for the development of expertise in key areas and to share such expertise throughout the Education Support Centre Network and the education system in general.

      Director:  Norma O'Brien

      Officers

      Name Position
      David Sadlier, Villiers School, North Circular Road, Limerick
      Chairperson
      Catherine O'Sullivan, Seconded to ACCS
      Assistant Chairperson
      Patrick Hickey, Parteen NS, Parteen, Co Clare
      Treasurer
      Brendan Burke, Hazelwood College, Dromcollogher, Co Limerick
      Assistant Treasurer
      Sarah Keane, St. Paul's NS, Dooradoyle, Limerick
      Secretary
      Annette Cregan, Mainistir NS
      Assistant Secretary

      Limerick ESC Management Committee

      Name From
      Brendan Burke
      Hazelwood College, Dromcollogher, Co Limerick
      Annette Cregan
      Manister National School, Croom, Co Limerick
      Liam Guiney
      Oola NS, Oola, Co Limerick
      Rachel Hayes
      John the Baptist Community School, Hospital, Co Limerick
      Patrick Hickey
      Parteen NS, Parteen, Co Clare
      Emma Keane
      Scoil Íosagáin, Sexton Street, Limerick
      Sarah Keane
      St Paul's NS, Dooradoyle, Limerick
      Catherine O'Sullivan
      Seconded to ACCS
      David Sadlier
      Villiers School, North Circular Road, Limerick
      Eibhlín Fitzgerald
      Mainistir NS
      Liam Murphy
      Coláiste Íde & Íosaef, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick
      Bairbre Geraghty
      TUS
      Prof. Patricia Mannix-McNamara
      UL
      Maurice Harmon
      Mary I

      AGM Reports

      Other

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