Maria Doyle, IPPN PresidentMaria Doyle Web

Maria graduated from Mary Immaculate College of Education with a B.Ed and started her teaching career in Holy Family Junior Mercy Primary School whereshe taught until 1995. That same year she was appointed to the senior section of the Mercy School and became the first lay principal at Our Lady of Mercy Waterford City, a DEIS Band 2 Senior Girls school in a RAPID Area.

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David Ruddy, IPPN Deputy PresidentDR 2014b

David was elected Deputy President/President Elect by the IPPN National Council in June 2015. David is principal of Talbot Senior National School in Clondalkin, Dublin, a co-ed school. He has been the author of the 
Legal Diary since Leadership+ was first launched in 2000.

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Declan CoyleDeclanCoyle3

Declan is one of Ireland’s most internationally experienced Leadership Training & Development consultants. He has delivered specialist programmes on leadership, management and organisational development to clients in Ireland and across the globe.

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Dr Joe O’ConnellJoe OConnell

Joe O’ Connell is the former Director of Limerick Education Centre, he has also served as a post-primary school principal and held the position of Director of St. Senan’s Education Office, the education secretariat for the Catholic Dioceses of Limerick, Kerry and Killaloe. He currently lectures in the Master’s Course in Christian Leadership in Education in Mary Immaculate College and is advisor to the LCETB programme, which focuses on leading teaching and learning across their post-primary schools. 

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