Moate Community School bade a fond farewell to two colleagues at a recent function. Carmel Harrison, a French and Irish teacher and part of the management structure of Moate Business College, and Anthony Collins, a French teacher formerly of the Carmelite College and more recently Moate Business College, both recently retired from the teaching staff of Moate Community School.
Principal Kevin Duffy who will retiring at the end of February thanked both for their huge contribution to education, to the community, and to the lives of so many young people. A presentation was made to both teachers, who wished the school every success in the future.
It was also announced this week that Tom Lowry will be replacing Mr Duffy as principal of Moate Community School.