New principal for Ballinamore Community School

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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Front view of the new Ballinamore Community School located on the Swanlinbar Road opposite Sean O'Heslin's football pitch.Photo by Willie Donnellan

Diarmuid McCaffrey had been appointed the principal of Ballinamore Community School.


Mr McCaffrey held the post of vice-principal and his new position was ratified by the Board of Management of the school last Friday, April 12.
The news met with much congratulatory and best wishes messages from past pupils and locals.
Padraig Leyden is retiring as principal this year and Mr McCaffrey will take up the new position in September this year.
The school advertised for the position of principal last month.

Diarmuid McCaffrey

Diarmuid McCaffrey

Ballinamore Community School opened in 2014 after years of fighting for a single location and amalgamated three schools in the town Ballinamore Vocational School, Meanscoil Fatima and St Felim's College.
The school has an enrollment of approximately 330 students.

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