Primary principal retires after 39 years at helm

WELL-KNOWN principal of Lisbellaw Primary School, Ingrid Logan, is set to retire after dedicating thirty-nine years to education. Ingrid took up the role of principal at Lisbellaw Primary School in September 2009. Mrs Logan previously taught at the Model Primary School for twenty years, she was vice-principal for her final ten years there. In September […]


The wraps come off new £21.5 Enniskillen school

THE long awaited £21.5 million new build for Devenish College is set to move one step closer to construction in the next few weeks. Principal Simon Mowbray has confirmed that six contractors have been invited to submit their tender prices for the construction of the new school located at the Tempo Road site.  The tender […]

WELB is wound up as new body takes over control of education

THE Western Education and Library Board ceased operation on Tuesday March 31 to be replaced by the ‘Education Authority Western Region’ (EAWR) on April 1, heralding the dawn of a new era for education in Fermanagh. In total five Education and Library Boards were closed to form the Education Authority, which has assumed responsibility for […]

Collegiate supporters vow to fight on despite setback

  The Collegiate will not give up the fight and will ‘robustly’ challenge their proposed amalgamation with Portora Royal School. Speaking directly after Thursday’s meeting Neville Hale from the Collegiate deputation said he felt ‘betrayed’ by Devenish College who he claimed had ‘sacrificed the Collegiate’ to gain their new build by backing the proposed amalgamation. […]


Pleas to save Collegiate in vain as board approves merger plan

  THE WESTERN EDUCATION BOARD has agreed a development proposal to amalgamate Portora Royal School and the Collegiate Grammar School. At the monthly education board meeting on Thursday in Omagh members unanimously agreed to back the proposal which would see the creation of a new voluntary co-educated grammar school. At the meeting deputations from the […]