Administration & Staff

St. Benildus College recognizes that quality education is a collaborative effort. We work together with our management, students, staff, parents and the wider community to provide a well rounded educational experience.


The teaching staff of St. Benildus College work with dedication to and passion for their teaching profession. They set the highest standards for both themselves and their students, and are deeply committed to the fundamental ideals of a La Sallian education. Teachers also give generously of their time and talents for extra-curricular activities.


St. Benildus College is a De La Salle school under the trusteeship of the Le Chéile Schools Trust. The school is administered by an eight member Board of Management, made up of the Chairman, Secretary (Principal) and representatives of the Trustees, Parents and Staff.
School management is vested in the Principal, Ms. Mary Brohan, who is responsible for the internal operation, management and good order of the school. She is ably assisted in the daily management of school business by the Deputy Principals, Mr. James Trimble and Ms. Lisa Barnes. There are six Year Heads in the College who assist the Principal and Deputy Principals:

  • 1st Year Ms. Sandra Downey
  • 2nd Year Mr. Pat Fahy
  • 3rd Year Dr. Naomi Lowe
  • Transition Year Ms. Ann Fitzpatrick
  • 5th Year Mr. James Trimble
  • 6th Year Ms. Jennifer Beadle
    A mentoring system which is co-ordinated by the Guidance Counsellor Ms. Marie Fitzpatrick operates for students

    Student Support Team

  • Mary Brohan – Principal
  • Lisa Barnes – Deputy Principal
  • Marie Fitzpatrick – Guidance Counsellor
  • Eamonn Cosgrove – SEN
  • Mairéad Kennedy – SEN
  • Niamh O’ Brien – Staff Member
  • Aaron Haughey – Staff Member