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Ciaran Mackin, principal at St Patrick’s Primary School in Newry. Picture: Arthur Carron.

Ciaran Mackin, principal at St Patrick’s Primary School in Newry. Picture: Arthur Carron.

Ciaran Mackin, principal at St Patrick’s Primary School in Newry. Picture: Arthur Carron.

A small gang of pupils spilled out into the schoolyard shortly after three o'clock.

Some linked arms, laughing and chatting, others walked in clusters before drifting off separately into waiting cars.

Yesterday was a normal school day in Newry High School, and as teachers and pupils made their way home, there was little to suggest anything out of the ordinary.