Report of Visit by Dave Fitzpatrick, PACCS President, to St. Louis Community School, Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo.

Following the invitation of the Parents’ Association to Dave Fitzpatrick to attend a parents’ association meeting and speak to the parents, he travelled to Kiltimagh on 25th February, 2016. He was accompanied by Connie Carolan, Honorary General Secretary, PACCS. Lorna Elms, Chairperson, St. Louis C.S. Parents’ Association, welcomed them to the school and the meeting. [...]

2017-02-06T21:41:57+00:00March 8th, 2016|Home, Reports|

Visit to Gallen Community School, Parents Association, Ferbane

Gallen Community School Parents Association meeting 1st December 2015. Following an invitation from Gallen Community School, Ferbane, to attend our Parents’ association meeting on 1st December, 2015, PACCS President Dave Fitzpatrick and Honorary Sec. Connie Carolan travelled to the school. Dave and Connie were introduced to the parents by John Irwan, Assistant General Secretary, ACCS. [...]

2017-02-06T21:41:58+00:00January 19th, 2016|Home, Reports|

St Tiernans Parents Association AGM 6th October 2015

Visit by Dave Fitzpatrick PACCS President, St Tiernans Parents Association AGM 6th October 2015 We recently asked Dave Fitzpatrick the current PACCS President to speak at our annual Parents Association AGM. We wanted our parents to see the good work PACCS does on our behalf. Overall our meeting ran very smoothly until my introduction to [...]

2017-02-06T21:41:58+00:00November 27th, 2015|Home, Reports|

PACCS Executive Meeting September 12th 2015

PACCS Executive Meeting The first meeting of the new school year has taken place and PACCS are busy making plans for the rest of our term of office. Website: As is the case with all websites it needs updating on a regular basis. We are aware from the members of our Executive that the activities [...]

2015-09-30T01:38:12+00:00September 30th, 2015|Reports|

PACCS Southern Region Meeting

PACCS Southern Region Meeting - 12th May 2015 Following an invitation to attend a meeting of the Southern Region it was agreed that the President would attend the meeting in Beara Community School, Castletownbere. Connie Carolan attended also. The Principal, Mary O’Sullivan, welcomed us to the School and the area. She mentioned the concerns surrounding [...]

2017-02-06T21:41:58+00:00June 2nd, 2015|Reports|

PACCS Annual General Meeting – 7th March 2015

Report of PACCS Annual General Meeting which was held on 7th March, 2015 in Bessborough Centre, Cork. Theme: School Life Balance Tony Stafford, PACCS President opened the proceedings by welcoming the parents, guests and friends of PACCS to Cork. He went on introduce the current Executive committee and drew attention to the fact that there [...]

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

PPEF Publishes Its 2020 Vision For Education Document

The Post-Primary Education Forum (PPEF) is a representative body comprising parents' representatives; teacher representatives; and, school leaders and management. The PPEF includes: . The National Parents' Council - Post-Primary; . The Association of Community and Comprehensive Schools; . The Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland; . The Irish Vocational Education Association; . The Joint Managerial Body; [...]

2017-02-06T21:41:58+00:00July 17th, 2014|Reports|

Minutes of PACCS 30th AGM – Saturday 29th March 2014

Minutes of PACCS 30th Annual General Meeting which was held on Saturday, 29th March, 2014 at 2.30 p.m. in The Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise. President’s Address: Tony Stafford, President opened the meeting. He said that PACCS had decided to move back the AGM to March as this had been the traditional time at which it had [...]

2017-02-06T21:41:58+00:00July 16th, 2014|Reports|

Minutes Of AGM – PACCS 9th November 2013

Minutes of Annual General Meeting of PACCS on 9th November, 2013 at 5.30 p.m. in the Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny. The meeting was opened by Tony Stafford, Vice President who invited the President, Julie Kilroy to address the delegates. President’s Address: She said that when she had taken office a year ago, she had said she [...]

2015-11-27T18:39:37+00:00July 16th, 2014|Reports|

Jack O’Brien Report

Mr. Jack O’Brien SUBMISSION FROM Parents’ Associations of Community and Comprehensive Schools June 2003 Ref:06/03 Preamble: PACCS – Parents’ Associations of the Community and Comprehensive Schools – was formed in 1983 to act as one National organisation for the Parents’ Associations of the Community and Comprehensive Schools (PACCS) in the country. It was formally established [...]

2017-02-06T21:41:58+00:00July 7th, 2014|Reports|