Rockwell College and Sisters of Mercy - celebration of old school ties

Sr. Joan Coffey, Audrey O'Byrne passed pupil and first lady principal of Rockwell College.
Sr. Joan Coffey, Audrey O’Byrne, past pupil and first lady Principal of Rockwell College.

Sr. Joan Coffey, Audrey O’Byrne, past pupil and first lady Principal of Rockwell College.

The Sisters of Mercy transformed education for girls in New Inn in the early 20th century, and shared facilities with nearby Rockwell, run by the Holy Ghost Congregation. The Convent Boarding school run by Sisters of Mercy hosts about 50 boarders and 30 day pupils. The following classes are scheduled to have a reunion this year at Sisters Of Mercy, Cahir; Rockwell College: Class of 2008 (5yr reunion), Class of 2003 (10yr), Class of 1998 (15yr) and the Class of 1993 (20yr).