As the new school year opened, Abbey Community College are delighted to welcome Ms Detta Cahill as the new Principal. Ms Cahill was appointed when outgoing Principal, Mr. Tommy Lanigan retired this August. She has worked in Ferrybank for all of her teaching career, originally at the Sacred Heart of Mary Secondary School and from 2000 at the newly established Community College. Ms Cahill is very proud of the success of the college and looks forward to maintaining and building on the excellent reputation already achieved through the hard work and commitment of all staff, students and parents.
The new Deputy Principal is Mr. Colm Rice, who brings with him the vast experience of his two years as Acting Deputy Principal at Kilkenny College. Originally from Co. Waterford, he now resides in Thomastown with his wife, Sarah and two daughters, Molly and Laura.