Séamus O'Connor was elected to the Teaching Council in the Munster Primary sector. Originally from Tralee, County Kerry, Séamus currently resides in Cobh, County Cork where he is Principal in Scoil Bhríde, Crosshaven, County Cork. He is current secretary of INTO PDC in Crok City and current PRO of Coiste Sciath na Scol Chorcaí. He is a former chairperson of Cork City South East Branch. He is a holder of M. Ed in ICT.