Tributes to School Chairperson – Mrs Jean Buttimer – from Ballineen, County Cork

In the November issue of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, thanks and pays tribute to the chairpersons of the boards of management of primary schools under his patronage, among them, Mrs Jean Buttimer.

Sadly, Jean Buttimer, who served on the board of management of Ballymoney National School for 44 years and as chairperson for the last ten years, died on Thursday, 31st October, an exact month before her term of service ended.  Even in her last days in hospital she was concerning herself with the business of constituting a new board of management…

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