Second year at the top for Laurel Hill Coláiste

first_imgLimerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live TAGSeducationGLENSTAL AbbeyLaurel Hill ColáistelimerickSunday Times Top 400 Schools Advertisement Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Twitter Pupils from Ireland’s top school, Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ, celebrate:Orna De Cantalun, Aishling Ni Chleirigh, Norma Ni Luinneachain, vice principal Michelle Ni Shtolman, Sorcha Nic Giolla Cheara, Lorna Ni Chuilleagain, Aedin Ni Bhrian principal, Yvonne Ni Fhlaithbheartaigh,Aoife Ni Giolla PhadraigLIMERICK’S Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ has been ranked the number one secondary school in Ireland for the second year running.The South Circular Road school topped the 2015 Sunday Times guide to Ireland’s 400 best schools this week, after becoming the first Irish-language school to gain the top spot last year.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up It was also the only non-fee-paying school to top the table in the last ten years and last year was the first all girls’ school to be named the best school in Ireland since 2009.The only other Limerick school featured in the top ten was Glenstal Abbey School, Murroe in seventh place, down from second place in 2014.The boys’ boarding school was the top school in 2012 and 2013.Two Cork city schools – the all-boys Presentation Brothers College and all-girls Scoil Mhuire were named numbers two and three respectively.Kate Butler of the Sunday Times, who compiled the list, said Munster schools performed well this year.She said: “Munster has generally being doing extremely well. Even though it has only half the population of Leinster, it has almost as many schools in our top 100.Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ principal Aedín Ní Bhriain said: “Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ has a long standing tradition of academic excellence and we look forward to continuing this tradition into the future. Equally important is our commitment to companionship and to the sense of community here in school.“Both our teaching and administrative staff have always given 100 per cent to the curricular and extracurricular activities.”The Sunday Times Parent Power survey ranks the top 400 secondary schools on the average number of pupils gaining university places over the course of three years. Email Previous articleParquet Courts play Limerick Seoda ShowNext articleInside Shannon John Keogh center_img Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories WhatsApp NewsSecond year at the top for Laurel Hill ColáisteBy John Keogh – September 2, 2015 1672 Facebook Print Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” last_img

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