About the Home Economics Department 

All of the Home Economics teachers in the department have a Bachelor of Education Degree. There is a subject co-ordinator for the department and the department has regular meetings to plan and co-ordinate subject activities. The teachers of the Home Economics department all undergo continuous professional development on an ongoing basis. Department members are experienced State Examination Commissioners at both Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate level for practical and written exams. Home Economics has established a strong position in the school.


Ms. Fiona Graham (Bachelor of Education)  – Department Co-ordinator

Ms. Mary Dunstan (Bachelor of Education)

Ms. Kelly Doolan (Bachelor of Education)

Department Facilities

The Home Economics department has two rooms within the school.

Department Activities

The Home Economics department and students are actively involved in a wide range of whole school activities – the ‘Milk It!’ competition, a teacher’s meal organised by LCA students, The Great Irish Bake in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital, Bake Sales, and a trip to the Chocolate Factory etc.

Why study Home Economics?

Home Economics is offered as an option for both Junior and Leaving Certificate at Tullamore College. Why study Home Economics? Home Economics provides students with the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary for living as individuals and as members of a family. In this time of rapid social change, the study of Home...