The FTA is the voice of French Teachers in Ireland. Through its National Executive and Regional Branches it organises conferences, in-career development courses and activities for teachers. It also arranges student competitions and quizzes.

Le bureau national de la FTA composé de délégués des comités régionaux ; Claire Greene (Cavan), Gwynne Dennehy (Cork), Magalie Rougerie (Tullamore/Midlands), Emer McElwaine (Cavan), Valérie David-McGonnell (Cork), Hugh Nagle (Cork), Ann Brudell (Carrick-on-Shannon), Francis Foyle (Dundalk). Absents de la photo ; Joe Walsh, (Kildare), Eimear Holly (Limerick), Shane Freeman (Mayo)

The FTA is the official representative of second level teachers of French with the Department of Education and Skills, the Ambassade de France en Irlande, the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, the Subject Association Representative Group and Fédération Internationale de Professeurs de Français.

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PostOfficerNominated bySeconded by
ChairpersonAnn Brudell
Gwynne Dennehy
Maeve Cormican
SecretaryEmer McElwaine Magali Rougerie Valérie David-McGonnell
TreasurerGwynne Dennehy Ann Brudell Maeve Cormican
FIPCAnn Brudell(as chairperson)
FIPFFrancis FoyleAnn Brudell Valérie David-McGonnell
SARGValérie David-McGonnell Francis Foyle
One Voice for Languages Maeve Cormican Ann Brudell Emer McElwaine
New Language Group Valérie David-McGonnell Gwynne Dennehy Magalie Rougerie
Ann Brudell, Hugh Nagle
Communications Officer Hugh Nagle – Website
Gwynne Dennehy – Twitter
Valérie David- McGonnell - Facebook
Conference Organiser
Gwynne Dennehy
Francis Foyle
Valérie David-McGonnell
Via Wilma Slevin/ Salvo
Cacciato ( Spanish/Italian
Teachers Associations)
FTA/ Italian
Agreed by all 6 Language Teacher Association TPNs

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