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13/01/2011 STATEMENT FROM LORETO COLLEGE ON THE DEATH OF MICHAELA McAREAVEY

Speaking on behalf of the staff and pupils of Loreto College Coleraine, Mr Brian Lenehan, College Principal, said that the news of the death of Michaela McAreavey  had been received with immense shock and sadness by the entire College community.  Mrs McAreavey’s father, Mr Mickey Harte, has an association with Loreto College stretching back some five or six years, during which he has been an inspirational and motivating speaker to final year students as part of their non-examination Religious Education programme.  Prayers had been offered in School Assembly this week for Michaela, herself a former pupil of Loreto Grammar School Omagh, and for her husband and family.  On behalf of the entire College community, students, staff and governors, Mr Lenehan expressed sincere condolences to Michaela’s  husband and her entire family circle.