tremendous french teacher. put the pal in principal during his stint
had a lot of run ins with him as principal and as a teacher. he might drive you up the wall at times but does genuinely want the best for the school and his students, amazing french teacher aswell
Well I am on my twentieth trip to paris since leaving Clonkeen, found O'Toole witty and honest, taught us the more important things are wine, women and the weekend, or le weekend?!?!?!? J Egan.
He was a brilliant French teacher and transformed my grades, got a B2 in the Leaving. Told me I had potential and should set a higher target and I listened to him. Good bloke.
he's sound enough but i always see him wandering aimlessly around the s-block
he was a good french teacher. if you are reading this sir please bring in some other continental languages for jc or latin. please,please, please.
Progressive, if a bit condescending...It helps if you're rich. JP was more solid.
great principal and very easy to talk to does a lot of thins for the students.he was really excited when dj came to the school on the cats.
an excellent teacher and very nice man I had alot of time for him when I was in clonkeen
headmaster??? i'm from the br.nolan days (22 years ago) and this man was a legend!!
Frech class in '78. Great man, great teacher. Clonkeen is lucky to have him as a teacher and principle. My own kids should be so lucky to have someone like him.
The tool. Pappa Smurf. The boss. A decent enough man, a bit more dynamic than his predecessor. Has tried to give the students a say in alot of issues.
he called me a liability to the human race, was probably right. better then JP as princibal and probably the best french teacher in the school in his day
Really cares about the school. very helpfull and one of the best teachers, respect.
The briefest point turns into a party political broadcast, his refreshing soapbox approach got very old, very quick. But overall ya gotta love him!
good headmaster but was a great teacher, lots of respect for papa smurf
Tries to put the "Pal" back in Principal but fails.Claims he's for the students but isn't really.Probably a nice guy tho.
Should have stuck to his day job as a teacher not a good principal he always takes the teachers side unfair to students and hates when students voice an opion
Good principal and u always know where u stand. Makes good points but conversations always turn into lectures. Good french teacher in his day
a fair principal, can talk down to students and can sometimes make his faults a student s fault
great teacher. his appointment as principal was the best thing that ever happened to clonkeen.
an excellent princepal and human being, he is fluent in biblical hebrew
he is suave like claudius and longwinded like polonius. good man in a crisis( art room/spraypaint incident)
I never really had him as a teacher but I heard he was great. As Principal, he brought Clonkeen into the 21st century. He ended the stagnation under the Doc.
he was a great teacher. brill at french. small petty man lives the past, and he wouldn't let us play in the snow!
sound. easy enough. real sound to students. very fair
Didn't know he'd become headmaster, he taught History, French & Irish in my time. Great guy, very friendly to the students