Mary Immaculate Secondary School

School Awards 2019

School Awards 2019

This year marked the tenth student Award ceremony. The Department of Education and Skills Whole School Evaluation earlier this year WSE-MLL praised Mary Immaculate for its breadth of awards focussing on the holistic development of the students in a range of curricular, co-curricular and extra curricular activities. You can access our 10th annual awards by Clicking Here

I wish to extend my congratulations to all students who have received an award for their contribution to school life, for their Christian care and concern and for the excellence of their learning and achievements in Mary Immaculate for the school year 2018-2019.

This year I am delighted to welcome back to Mary Immaculate Ms. Rose Hynes

Rose Hynes, past pupil, presented the main awards. John O'Loughlin, in his welcome of Rose said that "It gives me great pleasure to welcome Ms. Rose Hynes, member of our Past Pupil Class of 1970." He went on to outline some of her achievements.

"Rose is from New Quay Co Clare. Having completed her Leaving Certificate in Mary Immaculate Lisdoonvarna she then studied law in UCD and qualified as a lawyer. She has had a very varied career to-date. Initially, she worked in the area of corporate tax including with the European Commission in Brussels. Subsequently, she became a partner in an Irish law firm. After a number of years she joined Tony Ryan’s GPA in Shannon. GPA was then the largest aircraft leasing company in the world. Rose was a member of the senior management team in GPA for many years.

Today Rose is Chairman of Origin Enterprises plc, an agri services company, which is listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges.

She is also Chairman of Shannon Group plc and is on the board of Total Produce plc, Eir and a number of other companies. She is a non-executive director of the UL Governing Authority and is also a director of a number of aviation entities.

Rose is also a former Chairman of Bord Gais/Ervia and former non-executive director of Bank of Ireland, Fyffes plc, Concern and Aer Lingus. She has also won several business awards.

Rose has a keen interest in sport and is a former Irish interprovincial squash player. She played squash over many years firstly for Connaught and then for Munster.

Rose has made her address available to us which you can read here

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