Due to the increasing numbers in our school, we have long left the roles of just Principal & Deputy Principal behind. The Senior Management Team now consists of the Principal & three Deputy Principals with various responsibilities. They are supported by a group of Assistant Principals, who fulfil roles alongside their teaching positions, necessary to the running of our school.

Senior Management Team


Mr Pat Moloney

Originally from Co. Clare.

I graduated from U.L. and started my teaching career in Patrician Secondary School in 1994.  My teaching subjects are Technical Graphics, Woodwork and Construction Studies.

I became part of the SMT in 2011 by being appointed Deputy Principal, with Pat O’Leary as Principal.

On Pat’s retirement in 2018, I was appointed Principal.



Deputy Principals

Mr Conor Cunnane

Originally from Kerry (in case you didn’t know). 

I joined Patrician Secondary School in August 1995 as an Irish and Geography teacher and graduated to Irish only shortly afterwards!  I taught Leaving Cert Applied and really enjoyed Social Education.

I worked as Assistant Year Head and Year Head with Mr Hugh Rooney and became LCA Coordinator in 2013-2014.

I was appointed Deputy Principal in 2017.


Mr Damien Scallan

Originally from Co. Wexford. 

I joined Patrician Secondary School in August 2001 as an English, Geography & History teacher. 

I worked as Assistant Year Head with Mr Ronan McCool, as Exam Aide and as Leaving Cert Applied Coordinator during my time here. 

I was appointed Deputy Principal in 2018.


Ms Niamh Martin

Originally from Co. Kildare. 

I have been in the Patrician Secondary School for 25 years. My subjects are English and History.

I was SEN Coordinator for 20 years. I have particular interest in School self-evaluation, teaching and learning and student voice. 

I am newly appointed as Deputy Principal since June 2021.