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Portlaoise College welcomes record crowd to Open Evening

Porlaoise College welcomed over 600 parents and their children to their Open Evening on Thursday, 26 September.

The guests were greeted by class Prefects with a music recital and refreshments served in the school foyer and later enjoyed a presentation from Principal, Noel Daly.

Students Ben Campbell, Rachel O’Callaghan and Oisin Fitzpatrick  gave a perspective on their experiences at the school before the guests explored the college and were serenaded by the school choir.

Principal Noel Daly stated that he was: “Delighted with the massive turnout.”

“Our aim was to let parents see that their child will be happy, successful and safe here at Portlaoise College. We hope that the perspective students and their parents enjoyed their night in Portlaoise College,” he said.

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Aedín graduated from University of Limerick with a degree in Journalism and New Media. She is a proud Townie with a passion for all things sports and doesn't like to speak about the 2016 blip in Portlaoise's bid to 10-in-a-row.