dsc4737 Dermot is the principal teacher at Canal Way ETNS. As a class teacher he has a huge interest in teaching music and particularly enjoys percussion classes and accompanying classes on his guitar. Dermot’s passion for ethical education has led him to complete further studies in this area. Dermot brings this experience to Canal Way and enjoys using children’s philosophy lessons as part of the holistic development of the child. He is a strong advocate for the voice of the child and uses this approach daily in school life.


dsc4706 Fiona is a classroom teacher at Canal Way ETNS. She particularly enjoys teaching Science, Maths and Geography. She has taken on further studies in Human Rights and Citizenship and brings these experiences to the team at Canal Way ETNS. Fiona promotes and supports the active learner in the classroom and promotes using the local environment as an outdoor classroom. Fiona is delighted to be part of the team at Canal Way ETNS.


dsc4481 Eavan is our school administrator at Canal Way ETNS. We are extremely lucky to have her on board. Eavan promotes the ethos of Canal Way ETNS through all her interactions with pupils staff, parents and the wider school community. Eavan enjoys visiting classrooms and is always supportive of pupils work and interested in school projects.



Aodán is a classroom teacher at Canal Way ETNS. He especially likes teaching English, Drama and History. He also has a great interest in Computers, and likes to pass on as many ICT skills as possible to the children he teaches. Aodán is heavily involved with sport, especially the GAA. He has also played and trained teams in soccer, hockey, basketball and athletics.



Niamh is a classroom teacher at Canal Way ETNS. She has a particular interest in play-based learning and loves to teach English and Art. Niamh also has experience of teaching English as a second language and enjoys learning about other cultures.


dsc4685 Aileen is a classroom teacher at Canal Way ETNS and has been teaching for over ten years. She particularly enjoys teaching art and languages. She has an interest in Special Education which she also brings to the classroom.



Ciarán is a classroom teacher for Senior Infants at Canal Way ETNS. He has a passion for all things Sports, Maths and Science related. Ciaran enjoys a busy and active Classroom where all children are celebrated and always aims to create a positive and co-operative learning environment.







Wilma is a class teacher at Canal Way. Wilma’s love of music is reflected in her style of teaching and she plays violin, piano and enjoys singing with her class and at assembly. She has taken further studies in Special Education and worked with St Michael’s house. When not in the classroom Wilma can be found out in the school garden.


dsc4747 Doireann loves classroom teaching – her favourite subjects are English and Geography. She particularly enjoys story time and taking classes outside the school on field trips. Her classroom environment supports active class debates and philosophical discussions.

NEWSLETTER 21.03.2018

PARENTS ASSOCIATION COFFEE MORNING We’ll be having a coffee morning from 08:30 on Friday 23rd, before we leave for the Spring break. TABLE QUIZ Thanks to all who took part in the Table Quiz last week. It was a great night and a successful fundraiser – A BIG THANKYOU – see below. MUSIC NIGHT Unfortunately, due to […]

NEWSLETTER 06.03.2018

TABLE QUIZ THIS FRIDAY: We are holding a Table Quiz on March 9th in McGowans of Harold’s Cross. This is an annual event by now, and is always great fun. Start gathering your teams and get ready to rumble! All funds raised will be invested in new books for the school. Also, if you can contribute prizes for […]

Newsletter 27.02.2018

Welcome to this Week’s Newsletter, BOARD OF MANAGEMENT The Board of Management have discussed the proposal of porta-cabins and are agreeable in principal. They are requesting clarification and exploring options, so that they are in a position to meet all requirements for the project. This is back with the Department of Education, along with legacy issues in the […]

NEWSLETTER – 09.02.2018

ETHOS – Antibullying Fortnight happening now. Web Safety discussed in classes and at assembly today. We use teaching resources from Webwise and they have lots of great information for parents on website also. PLEASE CLICK FOR WEBSITE  Thanks for all your contributions the anti-bullying policy review. STUDENT COUNCIL: The old Student council have handed over […]