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News from ceist 30 June 2010
CEIST is the new trustee body for the voluntary secondary schools of the Daughters of Charity, the Presentation Sisters, the Sisters of the Christian Retreat, the Sisters of Mercy and the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.

CEIST Educational Conference 2010

The theme for this year's Conference is "Meeting the Tide" and it is being held on Thursday 30th September and Friday 1st October. The venue for the conference is the Killashee House Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare.  We are delighted to announce the following keynote speakers;

Fr. Michael Drumm: Fr. Michael Drumm has been appointed Chairperson of the recently established Catholic Schools Partnership. He has published numerous books and articles on the role of religion in Irish society. He also works part-time in the parish of Esker, Dublin.

Baroness Nuala O’Loan, DBE: Baroness Nuala O’Loan, DBE, is a noted figure both nationally and internationally. As Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Baroness O’Loan was courageous in her leadership and was instrumental in the reform of Policing and Law Enforcement. In 2008, Baroness O’Loan was appointed by the Irish Government as special envoy in Timor-Leste (East Timor).

Fr. Lou Delfra, Chaplain, ACE - Notre Dame University, Indiana, U.S.A.: Fr. Lou is a Holy Cross priest, ordained in 2004. He directs Biblical Studies for Campus Ministry at the University of Notre Dame and serves as chaplain for the Alliance for Catholic Education (A.C.E.).

The workshops are almost finalised and our conference brochure will be distributed to our schools shortly and also made available for download through the CEIST website.

Mercy Mounthawk Newsletter

Mercy Secondary School, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry, recently published their excellent Summer Newsletter and have kindly shared with us, click here to view.

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Please send any news items, events, photo's, etc, to info@ceist.ie.

The deadline for the next issue is Tuesday 31st August, 2010.

Irish Teaching and Learning Festival

The Irish Teaching and Learning Festival is Ireland’s first interactive conference and exhibition focused on the future of education in Ireland.

The festival is free to all who register to attend.

Click here for further details.

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