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New Chairperson

Patsy AsheThe Board of Governors of Rathdown School is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Patsy Ashe as new Chairperson.

Ms. Ashe has been associated with Rathdown since 1993, when her youngest daughter joined the Junior School. She has been a member of both the PTA and the Board of Management, as well as serving on the Board of Governors since 2006. She has also represented children with special needs on the National Parents Council.

Ms. Ashe has a background in administration, having worked with the Commission of the European Community and a number of National Agencies. She currently works as a Counsellor in private practice and continues to train at post-graduate level.

She succeeds Mr. David Crawford, who has completed his term of office but will remain as a Governor on the Board. We wish her the very best of luck in her new role.

Alumni Christmas Gathering 2014

Rathdown - Alumni Christmas Drinks - HR

Why not join old friends and teachers for a nostalgic evening of festive fun at our annual Alumni Christmas Gathering? This year’s event takes place on Wednesday 26th November, 2014 from 7pm – 9pm.

For full details, please visit our Alumni Events section

New Athletics Coach

Kevin Woods Athletics CoachRathdown welcomes Kevin Woods this month as our new Athletics Coach.

Mr. Woods joins Rathdown from Catholic University School in Dublin, where he was Assistant Athletics Coach.

He has extensive experience in both schools and club athletics, having successfully competed at All-Ireland level in 400m, 800m, 400m relay and cross-country. He has also represented Ireland at the annual Celtic Games at both U18 and U19 levels.

For details of training times, visit our Sports News section.