Galway Bay fm newsroom – The principal of Lough Cutra NS Gort has been elected vice-president of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation
Joe Kileen from Corofin, Co Clare began his teaching career at Kiltrusten NS, Strokestown in Roscommon.
Since 1987 he has been principal of Lough Cutra NS in Gort, Co. Galway.
Joe became Gort Branch Secretary in 1987 and represented Gort INTO Branch and District 6 of the INTO (Galway/Roscommon) for over 20 years.
In 2008 he was elected to the Central Executive Committee of the union to represent INTO District 6.
Joe is also actively involved in a range of community, rural, cultural and sporting organisations.