Ann Lynskey is teaching principal in Tierneevin N.S for the last 15 years, currently teaching 5th and 6th classes. She has 21 years teaching experience at all class levels. Ann is interested in coaching for school leaders and has a particular interest in the promotion of small school leadership. She has a MEd in ICT , PDSL and has completed a Certificate in Educational Leadership Coaching for School Leaders She is currently involved in the pilot scheme for small schools in the South Galway / North Clare area.
Aoife O’Connor is Deputy Principal of Tierneevin National School. Aoife has 18 years teaching experience. She has been in Tierneevin N.S. since 2008 and is currently teaching Junior and Senior Infants. Aoife is interested in playful learning, outdoor education, the arts and sustainable leadership. Aoife has a Masters in the Leadership of Wellbeing in Education. She conducted research on the Wellbeing of Teaching Principals in small schools. This research was included in the Sustainable Leadership report published by the IPPN.