Founded by software professionals in 2014, the Academy of Code exists to provide a missing link in the education of primary and secondary school children in Ireland. Currently based in Dublin, and providing classes in multiple locations and to over 350 students across the county, we have only just begun our mission to transform IT education across the country!
Our Board of Management
Diarmuid Ó Muirgheasa - Managing DIrector
Diarmuid has a background in IT consultancy and software development. Before taking up a full time role as Managing Director at the Academy of Code he worked as a team lead for the Irish software consultancy Version 1 in their engagement with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
He is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin with a degree in Computer and Electronic Engineering. He also teaches courses in Information Systems and Information Technology in Dublin Institute of Technology. In addition to his work in IT he has spent a lot of time working in the Irish language media, having worked with nós* magazine, the newspaper Gaelscéal, and radio stations including RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, BBC Radio Ulster and Raidió na Life in Dublin.
Eamonn Hodge - Director of Education
Eamonn had over a decade in the software consultancy world with IBM and Version 1 before he decided in 2013 to re-train as a secondary school teacher. Prior to taking up a full time position as Director of Education with the Academy of Code he worked as head of IT at Mount Anville Secondary School in Dublin.
He is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin (BA (Mod.) Hons. in Information and Communications Technology) and UCD (Professional Diploma in Education - PDE).
Tom Maher - Business Development Manager
Tom joined the company in May 2017, taking on the role as business development manager. Tom's career prior to joining the Academy of Code includes a variety of technical and business roles, including significant business experience with PFE International, Snap Printing, Sarl Pindoco and as proprietor of MC Source.
He is a graduate of UCD (BBS in Business Studies) and holds C&G Certification in Microcomputer Technology.
If you are interested in helping us expand to new venues, or partnering with us in any other way, Tom is the man to talk to! Contact him directly on 087-901-9062.
The Academy of Code Ltd is registered with the Companies Registration Office Ireland, company number 544001. Registered office address: 12 Dargle Valley, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, D16DH77