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Killarney school honours past pupil Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty

Sep 24, 2021 13:09 By radiokerrynews
Killarney school honours past pupil Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty Killarney school honours past pupil Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty
Minister for Education Norma Foley today (24th September 2021) at the opening of a special outdoor classroom "Dott's Garden" dedicated to the memory of Dorothy (Dott) Hennggler the 2011 Washington DC Rose w. The Garden was officially opened by Anne O' Shea (aunt of the late Dorothy), and Àine McMahon (cousin of the late Dorothy and BOM member). Included was, Dara O'Shea, Áine McMahon, Siobhan O'Shea, Luke O'Shea. Minister Foley, officially opened the newly constructed wing to the Presentation Monastery Primary School in Killarney which will house two special needs classrooms, a multi-sensory room and a general-purpose hall. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC***
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A Killarney school has honoured the memory of past pupil Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty who helped save the lives of thousands of people during World War II.

The Presentation Monastery Primary School has dedicated its hall to Monsignor O'Flaherty.

Education Minister Norma Foley officially opened the school's newly constructed wing which will house two special needs classrooms, a multi-sensory room and hall.

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Bishop of Kerry Dr Ray Browne also officially opened the new extensions.

An outdoor classroom has been dedicated to the memory of the 2011 Washington DC Rose Dorothy Henggeler who had family connections to the school.

Principal Colm Ó Súilleabháin says today is very special for Presentation Monastery Primary School.

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Former Supreme Court judge Hugh O'Flaherty at the special dedication of the hall of Presentation Monastery Primary School, Killarney. The hall is dedicated in the memory of his uncle, Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, a former pupil of the school, who helped save thousands of lives in Rome during World War II. 24/9/2021.

Minister for Education Norma Foley today (24th September 2021) chatting with Mark Paul, where she officially opened the newly constructed wing to the Presentation Monastery Primary School in Killarney which will house two special needs classrooms, a multi-sensory room and a general-purpose hall. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC**
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