Denis Magner was elected to the Teaching Council in the Leinster Post-Primary ETB area. Originally from Cork but currently residing in Tullamore, County Offaly. He was a science and maths teacher in Tullamore College but is now retired. He is a former Vice-President and former Executive Member of the TUI. He was also a former Chairperson of Laois/Offaly ETB. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of AIT.