Newry Schools
Abbey C.B.S - Three Cheers For `The Good Old Abbey Boys`
In 1903, the Christian Brothers established their secondary school at Abbey Yard in Newry; and many generations of students have passed through those portals. In 1966, the new grammar school on Courtney Hill was officially opened, and plans in progress for a move to Ashgrove.....READ>>
Our Ladies - Newry School Has A Tradition Of Excellence
WHAT a contrast between the ultra-modern Our Lady’s Grammar School at Chequer Hill in Newry, and the scene in 1887, when nine young girls began their secondary education in a room at the Convent of Mercy in Canal Street.....READ>>
St Colman's College - Newry College Had Key Role In Founding G.A.A.
A NEWRY college may have played a crucial role in the founding of the G.A.A., which was launched by the legendary Michael Cusack. He helped to establish the unique Gaelic sports organisation, shortly after leaving the staff of St Colman’s College in the frontier town.....READ>>
Sacred Heart - Poor Clares Sisters Who Enriched Newry Community
WHEN the Poor Clares nuns arrived in the frontier town, 174 years ago, little did they realise that, one-day, their pupils would be top of the schools in the north for examination results; All-Ireland senior camogie champions; All-Ireland colleges’ senior football finalists of 2003; and recent winners of the grammar schools’ choir contest, organised by Ulster Television.....READ>>
St Joseph's High School - A Unique Newry School Turns Failure Into Success
THE demise of Patrick Kearns, first principal at St Joseph’s Boys’ High School in Newry, was a reminder of the tremendous achievements by that unique experiment in education, over the past 46 years.....READ>>
St Mary's High School - The Girls Of St Mary’s Embark On Era Of Progress
THIS is an historic era in the annals of St Mary’s High School at Newry where, for the first time, pupils will be enabled to study for `A` Level examinations. So that unique centre of excellence should be on a par with grammar schools in the locality.....READ>>
Newry High School - Cross-Community Aspect Of Unique Newry School
CROSS-COMMUNITY aspects are an important dimension of the “uniquely inclusive” Newry High School, whose original Protestant/unionist image has been transformed into the situation where Catholics make up about 40 per cent of the present students.....READ>>
St Joseph's High School Crossmaglen - Students Excelled At School On The Frontline
FEW teachers or pupils have had to endure so many years of harassment and disruption as those at St Joseph’s High School in Crossmaglen, about to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Yet outstanding academic results have been achieved, both in earlier and recent times.....READ>>
St Mark's Warrenpoint - Praise For Progress At A Very Special School
ALL praise to the management and staff at St Mark’s in Warrenpoint, whose Physical Disability Unit is the only one of its kind for pupils at post-primary schools in the Southern region. Now they have a refurbished Educational Centre, with state-of-the arts suites.....READ>>
St Louis Grammar Kilkeel - Jubilation And Sadness At Top South Down School
JUBILATION at the Ulster and All-Ireland GAA triumphs by St Louis Grammar School at Kilkeel was tempered for staff and students by sadness at the departure of the first lay principal, Dr CD Devlin.....READ>>
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