Deirdre O'Connor

Deirdre O’Connor graduated from St. Patrick’s College Drumcondra in 1986, with a B.Ed (Hons). She also holds an MSc in Education Management from the University of Ulster (2002). She began her career as a primary teacher, before coming a trade union official with the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation in 2002, where her current role is Assistant General Secretary. She is a current member of the Teaching Council, the Executive Council of ICTU and the National Disability Authority.