Family concerned child will miss out on grammar education

A FERMANAGH family has been left ‘devastated’ by the selection criteria set out for post-primary transfer to Mount Lourdes Grammar School. The family, who wish to remain anonymous, has not one, but two daughters with late spring birthdays who, because of the selection criteria dictated by the school’s board of governors, will miss out on […]

Sky is the limit for Laura who can ‘see herself in medi

SKY is the limit for Kinawley student Laura McCaffrey, after securing a prestigious spot on the world renowned University of Cambridge summer school scheme this August. The 16-year-old Mount Lourdes student was selected from a wide range of school children who took part in the international competition that led her thought provoking essay titled, ‘What makes a good doctor?’ […]


St Kevin’s is now outperforming many grammar schools

NON-grammar schools in the Fermanagh area have recorded a strong A Level performance for 2019. Four local secondary schools ranked in the top 100 performers, alongside three Enniskillen grammar schools. The annual performance guide published by the Belfast Telegraph ranks all post-secondary schools where pupils sit A Level exams. Enniskillen Royal Grammar school was the […]

Newborn babies receive knitted hats

THE spirit of giving is still very much alive this Christmas in Mount Lourdes Grammar School.  Students have generously donated knitted hats to the Maternity Ward of the South West Acute Hospital.   These hats were painstakingly knitted as part of their Post-16 Religious Education and Living Programme (REAL), which offers students the opportunity to […]