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St Leo's College Carlow Officially Open New Extension

Another milestone was marked in the history of St. Leo's College, Carlow.

It's new extension 'Solas' was officially opened by the Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn TD.

The aptly named new building consists of six classrooms, a Science Lab, Technology Room and Library.

The name reflects the light, space and spirit of the new build. Equally it reflects a new departure in the evolution of St Leo's College. 

CEIST were represented at the ceremony by the CEO Ms Anne Kelleher and Faith Leadership and Governance Co-ordinator Justin Brown.

In his speech the Minister paid tribute to the legacy of the Mercy Sisters and the Public Private Partnership which is the Department, Trustees, Parents and wider community working together in the best interests of the students.

Pictured above Ms. Emma Dwyer, Teacher with Ms. Anne Kelleher, CEO, CEIST meeting students. 

Pictured above students carrying the flags which represent the 28 different nationalities in St Leo's College. 

Pictured abvoe LtoR are Anne Kelleher, CEO CEIST, Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn, Clare Ryan, School Principal and Chairperson of School Board of Management, Justin Cody. 

Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn unveiling the commemorative stone with Clare Ryan, School Principal

Pictured above the commemorative stone to mark the official opening of new building.