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Note from the Headmistress 13th September 2019 New beginnings At our staff meeting at the start of term, I talked about change. It is natural to fear change and this is something that Lingard Goulding (Headmaster from 1977 to 2001) mentioned in his book when he handed over to Dermot Dix (Headmaster until 2018). Lingard stated that Dermot was worried that introducing change ‘might imply criticism of the previous era. He continued to say that he experienced a similar fear in the treatment of changes that occurred in his time. He also reassured us that ‘there is no cause for…

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Uniformity Summer Opening Hours

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The opening hours for Uniformity https://uniformity.ie/  for the summer are: Mon to Friday 9 to 6pm Saturday 10am to 5pm We are opening on the following Sundays 11am to 4pm – Sunday August 4th Sunday August 11th Sunday August 18th Sunday August 25th Sunday September 1st Closed Bank Holiday Monday 5th August.

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Appointment of Dr Mary Wall as Headmistress

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The board would like to announce the appointment of Dr Mary Wall as Headmistress of Headfort School. Dr Mary Wall is currently Academic Deputy Head at Mount House School in North London. A member of a well known Limerick sporting family Mary was educated at St Patrick’s and later St Joseph’s Secondary Schools in County Limerick before going on to NUI Galway where she studied Science. Post graduation she completed her PhD in Genetics also from NUI Galway. From there she spent 4 years of Post Doc Research in St Thomas Hospital London prior to taking her PGCE at the…

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