National Parents Council Primary (NPC)


Call the NPC Helpline 01 887 4477
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NPC has charitable status and is a company limited by guarantee. It has a board of directors and employs a chief executive and staff.

NPC Board

The current NPC Board members are:

Robert Grier - Chairperson

Catherine White - Vice Chairperson

Julie Dennehy-O'Callaghan - Chair of the Governance Committee

Dermot O'Riordan - Chair of the Audit Committee

Aisling Lawton

Damian Murray

Pirooz Daneshmandi

Miriam Brandt

Hilary Lawrence

PJ Ryan


NPC Staff

National Parents Council Primary employs a Chief Executive and staff. The CEO, Áine Lynch and the staff work with the Board of NPC.

If you would like support or information from NPC, please contact any of the staff below:

Primary Services Manager

Liz O'Sullivan

Email: Tel: 01 8874481


Early Years Services Manager

Clare Downey

Email: Tel: 01 8874484


Training & Development Programme

Sharon Hopkins

Email: Tel 01 8874475


Partnership Schools Ireland Coordinator

Liam McPherson 

Email: Tel: 01 8874478



Carmel O'Shea and Louise Rickard

Email: Tel: 01 8874477 Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm


NPC Office Administration 

Michelle Davern, David Perkins & Marion O'Brien

Email: Tel: 01 8874034



Richard Quinn

Email: Tel: 01 8874474

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