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CEIST Annual Conference 2019


Date: 26th - 27th September 2019


Hodson Bay Hotel, Roscommon Road, Athlone Co. Westmeath
N37 XR82

+353 90 641 6001

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The annual CEIST conference takes place on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th of September. The conference will be held in the Hodson Bay Hotel in Athlone. The theme for this year’s conference is “CEIST: Intentional Catholic Schools. We welcome all visitors to our conference and hope to have a full turnout  of CEIST schools over the two days. Please check back on this page for more details coming closer to the event.


Speaker Details

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr John Lydon, Director of the MA in Catholic School Leadership Programme and Associate Director of the Centre for Research and Development in Catholic Education, St Mary’s University London.
  • Dr Lorna Gold is Head of Policy and Advocacy in Trócaire.

Workshop Presenters

  • Tom Gunning, Loreto Secondary School, Wexford / Veritas Soul Seekers series.
  • Jonathan Tiernan, University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) in Ireland.
  • Robert McCarthy, Chairperson of the BOM in Scoil Mhuire, Carrick on Suir and Chairperson of the BOM in Ard Scoil na nDeise, Dungarvan.
  • Seamus Ryan, Director of Tara 365 Learning Ltd.
  • Dr Gillian Sullivan, Our Lady’s College, Greenhills, Drogheda.
  • Dr Orla Walsh, Deputy Principal of Mount Sackville Secondary School, Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny, Chapelizod.
  • Linda Rainsberry, Chairperson of the Board of Governors of Kilkenny College.

Please click here to view Speakers Biographies CEIST Conference 2019.



Please click here to view two day schedule.


Booking Form

Please click the link below to register your attendance to the CEIST Conference.

CEIST Conference 2019 – Booking Form


Payment Details

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