A special evening was held recently in the Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry, Co. Galway, to honour staff who retired from the service of Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) in 2016/2017.
A total of 22 staff members retired from GRETB within the last 18 months and all were presented with a specially commissioned crafted piece which depicts the various facets of life within the GRETB education and training services.
Pictured at the special function are some of the retired staff with GRETB Officials:
Seated (left to right)
Brenda Gaughan, Director of OSD, GRETB; Phil Moylan, retired Senior Staff Officer, Athenry; Dolores Flynn, retired Administrative Officer, Roscommon; Mary Mulkerrins, retired teacher, St. Brigid’s College, Loughrea; Helen Mee, retired Assistant Staff Officer, Roscommon; Bernadette Hurney-McMenamin, retired teacher, Clarin College, Athenry; Eithne Nic Dhonnchadha, Director of FET, GRETB; Mairead Thompson, Head of Corporate Services, GRETB.
Back (left to right)
David Leahy, Chief Executive, GRETB; Tomás Mac Pháidín, Director of Schools, GRETB; Gerry Ryan, retired SOLAS/FAS Instructor/Services to Business, Mervue Training Centre; Matthew Clarke, retired SOLAS/FAS Instructor, Mervue Training Centre; Paddy Walsh, retired teacher, VTOS Centre, Letterfrack; Sean Tansey, former Principal, Abbey Community College, Boyle; Mairtin O’Sullivan, retired SOLAS/FAS General Assistant, Mervue Training Centre; Cllr. Mogie Maher, Chairperson, GRETB, Lorna Lynch, Head of Finance, GRETB; Fiona O’Loughlin, Adult Education Officer, GRETB.