Child Protection Officer | Leaving Cert Music Tutor

Tony Doherty | Child Protection Officer | Leaving Cert Music Tutor


Tony commenced his music studies as a member of the Artane Boys Band in 1978. He studied clarinet under Michael Roch and Joe Lynch. He toured Ireland extensively with the band.  He continued his clarinet studies under Jack Conaghty upon graduating from the band. Following his Leaving Certificate, he undertook undergraduate studies at the Mater Dei Institute of Education, taking form analysis and history studies under Dr Anne Murphy and compositional studies under Mr. Donal Hurley. Upon completion of his studies he was appointed to the staff of both the Artane Band and Beneavin De La Salle College, positions he holds to the present day.

Tony recently completed his post graduate studies in leadership and learning, and has been promoted to the position of Deputy Principal in Beneavin De La Salle College. His educational philosophy is shaped by his long experience, focusing on the value of remaining in the educational sphere as long as possible to maximise the possibilities that ensue.

Tony’s has an involvement in Artane that stretches back over forty years. With his unique insight and experience, we are fortunate to have Mr. Doherty on our staff today. He teaches our senior grades in Music Theory and our Leaving Cert Music Programme, a programme that delivers enviable results for our students. Tony also holds the important role of Child Protection officer for the School.