Eamonn Shaughnessy was elected to the Teaching Council in the Connaught/ Ulster Primary sector. Born and bred in Castlebar, Eamonn currently resides just outside the town in Islandeady. A graduate of Mary Immaculate College Limerick (B. Ed.), and Leeds Metropolitan University (M.Sc. in P.E.), he currently teachers in St. Peter's N.S., Snugboro, Castlebar, and has done so since 1998. He is an active member of the INTO and is incoming chairperson of the Castlebar branch.