Richie Walsh has worked in education for the past 36 years. Having been a class teacher for 12 years and a Teaching Principal in an inner city school Dublin for four years, Richie has been Principal of St. Mark’s Senior National School in Tallaght for the last 20 years.
He is a qualified Life Coach and a School Leadership Mentor with the Centre for School Leadership. For the past seven years he has been a Restorative Practice (RP) Practitioner and RP Trainer working with many school communities, teachers, SNAs and parents. At present, he delivers an RP Elective to Fourth Year and Post-graduate students in Maynooth University, Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education.