National Advisory Committees

The following lists contain NAC members from both the 2019 and 2023 TIMSS cycles.

National advisory committee (TIMSS Fourth Class)

  • Noreen Fiorentini, Chair (DoE)
  • John Mescal (DoE)
  • Eamonn Moran (DoE)
  • Máirín Ní Chéileachair (INTO)
  • Deirbhile NicCraith (INTO)
  • Patrick Sullivan (NCCA)
  • Arlene Forster (NCCA)
  • Áine Lynch (National Parents Council-Primary)
  • Gráinne Egan (DoE, Social Inclusion Unit)
  • Seán Ó hArgáin (Gaelscoileanna)
  • Máirín Ní Chéileachair (Gaelscoileanna)
  • Aedín Ní Thuathail (IPPN)
  • Nuala Taaffe (PDST)
  • Mia Treacy (PDST)
  • Seán Delaney (Marino Institute of Education)
  • Eddie Fox (Educate Together)
  • Suzanne Cobbe (CPSMA)
  • Aidan Clerkin (ERC)
  • Gráinne McHugh (ERC)
  • Emmet Feerick (ERC)

National advisory committee (TIMSS Second Year)

  • Orlaith O’Connor, Chair (DoE)
  • Suzanne Dillon (DoE)
  • Ruth Richards (DoE)
  • Noreen Fiorentini (DoE)
  • Elizabeth Smith (DoE)
  • Liz O’Neill (DoE)
  • Declan Callahan (DoE)
  • Conor Galvin (UCD)
  • Rachel Linney (NCCA)
  • Paul Behan (NCCA)
  • Barry Slattery (NCCA)
  • Gerry Hyde (SEC)
  • Tom McCoughlin (DCU)
  • Odilla Finlayson (DCU)
  • Maurice O’Reilly (DCU)
  • Elizabeth Oldham (TCD)
  • Phillip Matthews (TCD)
  • Rachel Perkins (ERC)
  • Emer Eivers (ERC)
  • Sylvia Denner (ERC)
  • Vasiliki Pitsia (ERC)