Listowel Community College admit no first year students in 2005

It`s the first time in over 100 years that Listowel Community College will not be admitting first year students into the school. The decision was taken by management for practical reasons and they say they will be reviewing the matter on a yearly basis.The school primarily concentrates its efforts on adult education, vtac and post leaving cert courses. The principal of the school Sean McCarthy says there s was the only co educational multi denominational school in the town and as a result many students are forced to leave the town for second level schooling.