A New Year Begins at Mary Immaculate Secondary School, Lisdoonvarna

A new Year Begins at Mary Immaculate

Principal, John O’Loughlin, in welcoming the 45 new first year students to Mary Immaculate Secondary School, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare, spoke of the wonderful role model, Robert Hillary, a sixth year student was over the past six years.

Robert was Senior Student of the Year, an all-rounder, a gentleman of the highest order with a caring, compassionate and Christian outlook.

He went on to achieve 7 A’s in higher level papers in his Leaving Certificate and is on his way to NUIG for further education. John, on behalf of all the staff, wishes to congratulate all the school’s Leaving Certificate students on achieving outstanding results.

The first year students were helped with their first day in secondary school by a team of 12 Peer Mentors from the present Leaving Certificate Class.

Students of the Year

The Junior and Senior Student of the Year were announced recently. Each of the students nominated in this category showed a willingness to be individual, caring, respectful, generous with their time, courteous, able to form healthy relationships with fellow students and their teachers and other staff members.

They are in effect all round students involved to the best of their ability with study and also in extracurricular activities, at all times representing the school with honour and pride.

The Junior Student of the Year is Sean Kelly from Fanore.

The Senior Student of the Year is Robert Hillary from Lisdoonvarna. Well done to both of them.


Pictured above first year students on their first day in Mary Immaculate Secondary School, Lisdoonvarna.

Robert Hilary, Senior Student of the Year pictured with his award.

Sean Kelly, Junior Student of the Year pictured receiving his award from School Principal, John O'Loughlin.