The Irish Province of the Society of Mary established the Marist Education Authority in 2003 as a body dedicated to proactive education Trusteeship.
It was established, since Marists wished to demonstrate their commitment as owners/ Trustees of the three Marist schools in Ireland, St. Mary’s College Dundalk, Co. Louth, Catholic University School, 89 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin. Chanel College Coolock, Dublin, to the long-term future of these schools and the safeguarding, promotion and development of the Catholic Marist Ethos in them.
The region and its council as Trustees of our three schools have delegated functions of Trusteeship to the Marist Education Authority (MEA) see (Roles and Responsibilities).
The Marist Education Authority is composed of five persons: The Executive Director and four members appointed by the Regional Superior and Council.
The Marist Education Authority is being established by the Irish Province of the Society of Mary as a body dedicated to proactive education trusteeship. Through its establishment, Marists wish to demonstrate their commitment, as owners of the three Marist schools in Ireland, to the long term future of the schools, and the safeguarding, promotion and development of the Catholic and Marist ethos in them.