Staff & Classes

There are 27 teachers on staff in Catherine McAuley Junior School:

13 mainstream teachers, 9 Learning and Language Support teachers, 3 Special classes for children with autism, HSCL Officer and an administrative principal.

The teaching staff for the school year 2020/2021 is as follows:

Principal – Ms Elma Sutton

Deputy Principal – Ms Niamh Foskin

Junior Infants

  • Ms Cathy Holden
  • Ms Geraldine Delaney
  • Ms Angela Kimpton

Senior Infants

  • Ms Sinéad Aspel
  • Mr Kevin O’Leary
  • Ms Brona Wemyss
  • Ms Amy Larkin

1st Class

  • Ms Yvonne Lambert
  • Mrs Ann Jackson
  • Ms Anne Mooney

2nd Class

  • Mr Mark Roche
  • Ms Helen Mahony
  • Ms Nicola Fitzpatrick

Special Education Team (SET)

  • Ms Niamh Foskin (Deputy Principal)

Learning and Language

  • Ms Winifred Mahon (Assistant Principal 1)

Support Teachers

  • Ms Debbie Kent
  • Ms Tara Mears
  • Ms Catherine Gladney
  • Ms Rosanne Redmond
  • Ms Martina O’Connor
  • Ms Sonia Knox
  • Ms Mary O’Leary
  • Ms Laura Murphy
  • Ms Vanessa Moynihan

Glaisín (Special classes for children with autism)

  • Ms Sarah O’Neill
  • Ms Joanna Harrington
  • Ms Fleur Animashaun

Nurture Room:

  • Ms Maria O’Shea

Home/School Community Liaison Coordinator:

  • Ms Mary Rose Maher

Special Needs Assistants

  • Ms Marie Cullen
  • Ms Selina Lyng
  • Ms Nuala Larkin
  • Ms Joanne Doyle
  • Ms Mag Furness
  • Ms Mary Connolly
  • Ms Kayleigh Roche
  • Ms Anna Dowling
  • Ms Sheila Barden
  • Ms Jennifer Walsh
  • Ms Catherine Good

Our Support Staff consists of:


  • Ms Colette Bradley


  • Mr Johnny Barron
  • Mr Niall Carroll


  • Ms Martina Tench
  • Ms Natasha Phillpot
  • Ms Ann Kavanagh

All staff have been fully Garda vetted and have completed the Túsla Child Safeguarding Training.

Our teachers are constantly up-skilling to provide the best up to date teaching and learning environment for our pupils.

The following programmes have been completed by all staff members:

  • Túsla Child Protection
  • Middletown ASD (Autism Course)
  • Incredible Years ( Positive Behaviour Programme)