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Two Y14 Loreto College students with Mickey Harte and the Sam Maguire Cup - View Full Size Image
Two Y14 Loreto College students with Mickey Harte and the Sam Maguire Cup
Loreto College Year 14 students with Mickey Harte and the Sam Maguire Cup - View Full Size Image
Loreto College Year 14 students with Mickey Harte and the Sam Maguire Cup
13/10/2008 TYRONE LEGEND VISITS LORETO COLLEGE

Loreto College Coleraine played host to renowned Tyrone Gaelic manager Mickey Harte on Monday 13th October 2008.  As part of the College’s Group RE sixth form enrichment programme, the All Ireland winning manager visited the College to talk to final year students about motivation and determination.

In an inspiring talk, Mickey Harte talked about his own successes and spurred students on to motivate themselves to achieve in their studies and in all areas of their lives.  The capacity audience of Year 14 students, along with the members of the Religious Education department, were enthralled and inspired by the talk, and delighted to have the opportunity to participate in a question and answer session afterwards.  Many students were also delighted to avail of the opportunity to ask the legendary manager for an autograph, while some of the sports enthusiasts in the group were particularly enthusiastic about getting their hands on the famous Sam Maguire Cup, which accompanied Mr Harte on his visit.

Head of Religious Education Mr Kevin Conroy thanked Mr Harte for his immeasurable contribution to the enrichment programme on behalf of College Principal Mr Brian Lenehan and all the staff and students present.