Meet Our Ambassadors – Paula Needham


Meet Paula, a teacher from Westport and part of our team of Croagh Patrick Ambassadors!

Paula is an avid park runner and outdoor enthusiast who has been climbing Croagh Patrick since she was knee-high!


A dedicated and passionate Post Primary teacher from Westport with a deep commitment to education and student development. With over 16 years of experience in teaching, Paula specialises in Geography and Mathematics and is known for her engaging and innovative teaching methods. Her enthusiasm for the environment and sustainability is reflected in her educational approach and extracurricular activities.

Paula is an avid park runner and outdoor enthusiast who has been climbing Croagh Patrick since she was knee-high! She is deeply passionate about environmental conservation and sustainability, believing in the adage “bailíonn brobh beart.”

Paula embodies the Irish saying “Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine,” reflecting her belief in the importance of community and mutual support.

An timpeallacht – Tabhair aire di & mairfidh sí!