Report of January, 2019 PACCS Executive meeting

Report of PACCS Executive Meeting – 19th January, 2019 – NPCpp Office, Dublin. Present:                           Rebecca Hemeryck, President, Martina O’Shea, Vice President, Elaine Bell, Treasurer, Richard Matthews, Elizabeth Ryan, Enda Troy, Brendan Dennehy and Connie Carolan, Hon. General Secretary. Apologies:                      James Connors There were two invitations, Mental [...]

2019-01-30T15:07:20+00:00January 30th, 2019|Home, News|

Community Awareness of Drugs (CAD) and Family Focus

Community Awareness of Drugs (CAD) is a registered charity that provides comprehensive drug education services for parents and carers with over thirty years of experience. Family Focus is a six-session programme that promotes the role of the parent in preventing substance misuse issues in the family. The objectives of the programme are to provide parents [...]

2017-11-15T16:00:39+00:00November 15th, 2017|Home, News, Parents Info|

National Parents Council Post Primary Annual Conference

National Parents Council – post primary Annual Conference Tullamore Court Hotel 5th November, 2016 All parents are invited to attend this one day Conference which covers topics including Parents Charter, New Junior Cycle/ Leaving Certificate Grading, Apprenticeships, Wellbeing, HPV Vaccine and Teaching Complaints. There are also workshops on ‘The meaning of Consent and the importance [...]

2016-10-28T13:59:40+00:00October 28th, 2016|Home, News|


Congratulations: Ballinrobe Community School Parents Association, Co. Mayo and The Rosses Community School Parent Association, Co. Donegal   A draw took place at the PACCS Executive meeting on 23rd January, 2016. Over 40 Parents’ Associations returned their contact names and details for the year 2015/16. Many thanks to all who replied. PACCS Executive offers congratulations [...]

2016-02-11T21:01:49+00:00February 11th, 2016|Home, News|

President Dave Fitzpatrick ACCS Article

I first became aware of PACCS, Parents Association of Communityand Comprehensive Schools over five years ago. My youngest daughter enrolled in Coolmine Community School and I joined their Parents Association. During this time I was involved in many facets of the Parents Association. I was a PACCS representative and also a member of the PACCS [...]

2017-02-06T21:41:58+00:00September 30th, 2015|Home, News|

Adult Literacy

Adult Literacy It's never too late to learn! Make the call on the national Freephone number 1800 34 55 55 or contact your local Adult Learning Service in your nearest Eduction and Training Board (ETB) today. If you or any member of your family have considered seeking advice or assistance to return to education to improve reading, writing and [...]

2017-02-06T21:41:58+00:00May 19th, 2015|News|

National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS)

Welcome & Overview NEPS psychologists work with both primary and post-primary schools and are concerned with learning, behaviour, social and emotional development. Each psychologist is assigned to a group of schools. NEPS psychologists specialise in working with the school community. They work in partnership with teachers, parents and children in identifying educational needs. They offer [...]

2016-02-11T21:31:10+00:00May 19th, 2015|News|

State Examinations

State Examinations Examination Timetables Examination Results Candidates With Special Needs State Examinations Timetable 2015 Junior Certificate Schedule of Junior Certificate Examination dates Junior Certificate Examination Timetable Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied and Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Schedule of Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied and Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme dates Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied [...]

2017-02-06T21:41:58+00:00May 19th, 2015|News|