Donegal ETB Board Members

In accordance with the provisions of the Education and Training Boards Act, on July 1 2013, Donegal Vocational Education Committees ceased to exist  and was aggregated into a new body, the Donegal Education and Training Board

Cllr Martin Harley

Chairperson and County Councillor

Philip McGlynn

Deputy Chairperson and ISME 

Cllr Liam Blaney

County Councillor

Cllr Martin McDermott

County Councillor

Cllr Seamus Maguire

County Councillor

Cllr Albert Doherty

County Councillor

Cllr Gary Doherty

County Councillor

Cllr John Seamus Ó Fearraigh

County Councillor

Cllr Michael McBride 

County Councillor

Cllr Rena Donaghey

County Councillor

Cllr Martin Farren

County Councillor

Cllr Jimmy Kavanagh

County Councillor

Cllr Niamh Kennedy

County Councillor 

Catherine Elaine Coyle

Parent Representative

Joanne Irwin

Staff Representative

Gabriel O Donnell

NALA

Noel Rodden

Staff Representative

Geoffrey Browne

Parent Representative

Patsy McVicar

JMB/NAPD/ACCS

Regina Grant 

Disability Federation of Ireland

Bernadette Ní Dhuibhir

Foras na Gaeilge

The Membership is comprised of 21 Members elected under the provisions of Section 30 of the Education and Training Boards Act, 2013, ie:

  • 12 Members nominated by Donegal County Council under Section 30 1 (a) following the Local Authority Elections;
  • 2 Members who are members of staff. Section 30 1 (b) Two Staff Nominees have been elected;
  • 2 Members of Parent Representatives. Section 30 1 (c) Two nominated by Parents Association;
  • 5 Members appointed in accordance with Section 30 subsection (11) Nominating Bodies as specified by the Minister under this Section emanate from    specialist interests/areas including:
  • Bodies’ representative of Business, Industry and Employers (one)
  • Bodies’ representative of Learners (one)
  • Bodies’ representative of Persons engaged in the management of, or leadership in, recognised Schools (one)
  • Bodies’ which are not in the above three designated categories (two)