President of the Republic of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, has endorsed the role of integrated education in peace-building as he visited Erne Integrated College in Fermanagh.
President Higgins, accompanied by his wife Sabina, toured the College and attended a special Assembly during an official visit to Enniskillen on 16 September.
The late John Brennan, a founding teacher at the school and Head of History until his death in 2013, was a second cousin of the President who met members of the Brennan family during his visit to Erne IC. Nessa Brenna, John’s daughter, who’s a Year 12 student at the school, presented President Higgins with a copy of her late father’s thesis on ‘The Role of Catholic Chaplains in World War 1’. (more…)Read More