• News

Wilson's Hospital appoints first female principal

Tuesday, 20th May, 2014 4:57pm
Jump to comments
Wilson's Hospital appoints first female principal
Wilson's Hospital appoints first female principal

Rosemary Maxwell-Eager (BA(Mod) HDE MEd)has been named as the thirteenth Principal and Warden of the 253 year old Wilson’s Hospital School in Multyfarnham.

Mrs Eager is the first female to hold the post.

The trustees and guardians of the school have announced that Mrs Eager will take up her position at the beginning of the school year 2014 - 2015, following the retirement of the present warden, Adrian Oughten.

A native of Clara, Co. Offaly Mrs Eager was educated at Glengara Park School, Dun Laoghaire and Trinity College Dublin. She later completed a further degree at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

She has served as Deputy Principal of Wilson’s Hospital for a number of years and represents the Church of Ireland Board of Education on the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment. She also serves on the Executive of the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals.

The incoming Warden brings many talents to her new role. She is acknowledged to be an accomplished academic with her abilities extending over a wide range of educational areas and interests.

Mrs. Eager has had considerable experience in the boarding life of the school having served in various positions in the Residency over the years.

The incoming Warden, as a member of the Church of Ireland, recognises the unique place of Protestant schools in the modern era..

Purchase a digital edition gift subscription for 1 YEAR  for those overseas. Local news on the move and accessible on all platforms; desktop, tablet and smartphones 

Post a Comment

Group Publications

Cookies on Westmeath Examiner website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. We also use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Westmeath Examiner website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time by amending your browser settings.
How does Westmeath Examiner use cookies?
Cookies enable us to identify your device, or you when you have logged in. We use cookies that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features. We use cookies to enhance the functionality of the website by storing your preferences, for example. We also use cookies to help us to improve the performance of our website to provide you with a better user experience.
We donít sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).
Hide Message