Death of former Killorglin school principal and manager

The death has taken place of the former principal and manager of the Intermediate Secondary School in Killorglin, Joseph A O’Dwyer. Candle A renowned educationalist, Mr O’Dwyer was principal at the school for almost 45 years, succeeding his father and mother in the role. The Intermediate School – also known as the Carnegie – was the first Catholic co-educational secondary school in the country. Joseph O’Dwyer later became manager of the school, a position he held until earlier this year. He will be laid to rest in Killorglin on Saturday morning.