Brollagh school fall out continues with threat to withhold support for church

THE FALLOUT from last week’s announcement St Mary’s High School in Brollagh is to close for good, is continuing, with vows of boycotts and threats of legal action. Last week Education Minister Peter Weir announced that his department had rejected proposals to give St Mary’s integrated status and the school would be closing in August. Since then there […]

Principal commends pupils on ‘a remarkable year’

PUPILS and staff at St Mary’s High School, Brollagh celebrated academic, sporting, musical and extra curricular successes at a virtual prize giving this week.  Principal Ann Carrigan welcomed pupils past and present to the virtual event and described this as an “historic year”. She commended pupils for having adapted to change through remote/blended learning with […]


Huge response from parents who object to school closure

  Almost 1,700 responses have been submitted as part of a public consultation on the future of St Mary’s High School, Brollagh.  The public consultation which sets out plans to close the school has now closed.  The proposal documents details an attempt to discontinue the school “from 31 August 2020 or as soon as possible […]

Patrick all set for jump up to big school!

IN JUST OVER two weeks young Derrygonnelly student Patrick Haren will finally join his classmates at St Mary’s High School, Brollagh. The 12-year-old’s attendance at school had been in doubt due to budget cuts, but thanks to his mother’s persistence and money being released by the Department of Education for construction work at the school […]