Galway ETSS

Meet The Team

Sarah Molloy - Principal

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Sarah, who is a native of Birr, Co. Offaly, comes to Galway Educate Together Secondary School from Calasanctius College, Oranmore, where she has been Deputy Principal since 2017. Previous to this Sarah held a Deputy Principal position and was part of the start-up team in Stepaside Educate Together Secondary School in Dublin. Sarah began her teaching career in Mount Anville Secondary School in Dublin where she taught as an English and Religion teacher and worked as a member of the senior management team in her capacity as Year Head for several years.

Sarah studied Theology and English in the Mater Dei Institute of Education and in 2004 went on to do a Masters in ICT in Education at the University of Limerick. In 2009, she did a Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership in NUI Maynooth.
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Sarah is delighted to be joining the Educate Together team in Galway. She looks forward to leading the development of an exciting new school which will be an inclusive, innovative, 21st Century centre of excellence where each member of the community will be valued and encouraged to reach their full potential.

Sinéad Conlon - Deputy Principal

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Originally from Co. Monaghan, Sinéad joins us from Presentation College Headford where she worked as a teacher of English, CSPE and LCVP, as well as holding Department Head, Programme Coordinator and Assistant Principal positions.

After qualifying with a B.A. in English, Sociology and Political Science, Sinéad completed a Higher Diploma in Systems Analysis from NUI Galway. She worked in Human Resource Management before returning to NUI Galway to complete a Higher Diploma in Education in 2002. More recently she graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management from Maynooth University, and a Masters of Education in School Leadership from the University of Limerick. She has led teams in the areas of School Self Evaluation, student leadership, literacy and whole-school subject planning.

Sinéad is passionate about inclusive education, empowering student voice and innovating in teaching and learning. She is delighted to be a part of the next exciting chapter for the GETSS school community.

Clodagh Ní Chroinín (Assistant Principal I) - Home Economics, SPHE & Gaeilge Teacher