Sunday 16 June 2019

New posts at Colaiste Chu Chulainn

Dundalk's newest school, Colaiste Chú Chulainn has welcomed their new Deputy Principal, Mr Richard Melaniphy to their senior management team.

Principal Mr Thomas Sharkey welcomed Mr Richard Melaniphy as deputy principal having served for eight years as the vice principal of Newry High School.

A teacher of Geography, French, PE and Music, Mr Melaniphy has been teaching for 20 years in a number of large inclusive schools in Brighton, Cyprus, Bath and Newry. He has been living in Blackrock for the last 14 years together with his wife Brenda and two children.

'I am honoured to now serve as a Deputy Principal within a community I fell in love with 14 years ago when I first moved to Dundalk. It is a privilege I relish and believe it is now my time to give something back to a community that has looked after me so well,' he said.

Richard joins a young, energetic and vibrant senior management team, led by the principal and four newly appointed Assistant Principals, Dundalk natives Ms Neasa Ní Chonluain and Mr Ciáran Fisher, Ms Maria Nic Eochaidh, from Dunleer, and Ms Bláithín Uí Riodal.

The Argus