People

Tom Whelan

Tom Whelan, Spiritan Missionary, serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of SET. He has worked for 15 years in Sierra Leone and Liberia in both pastoral and seminary posts. Since being appointed back to Ireland in the late 1990s he has been involved in the ministry of theology at Third Level Colleges in Ireland and abroad.

e  chair@spiritaneducation.ie
t  086 145 4075

Tom Sheridan

Mr Tom Sheridan, Executive Officer was appointed in October 2016.

Tom is an experienced secondary school Principal in Ireland and has also worked in the Middle East for a number of years with both Primary and Secondary schools. In Nigeria he has been employed as an educational consultant, helping to establish a number of new schools.

e  tom.sheridan@spiritaneducation.ie
t  086 416 0664

Ronan Barry

Mr Ronan Barry was appointed to the position of Spiritan Identity, Faith and Mission Officer in June 2016.

Ronan previously worked in the areas of Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care within Spiritan schools. He had many years of experience working with Education and Mission through his work at the Mission Alive programme located in the Irish Missionary Union.

e ronan.barry@spiritaneducation.ie
t 087 941 9826

Tom Jackson

Mr Tom Jackson is a Certified Public Accountant and was appointed to the position of Company Secretary /Finance Officer of the Spiritan Education Trust in February 2016.

Tom has over forty years experience working in management and control of finance, property and facilities, human resources and company secretarial

e tom.jackson@spiritaneducation.ie
t 086 0434492

Maria McGuill

Ms. Maria McGuill was appointed to the position of Administration Officer 7 years ago.

Maria previously worked in her family business where she managed a 100 seater restaurant and organised the general office.  Previous to that she worked for 15 years with Allied Irish Banks.

e  maria.mcguill@spiritaneducation.ie
t  086 602 1293