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New Principal

Ms. Emma Raughter
The Board of Directors of Kilkenny College are delighted to announce that Emma Raughter, a former pupil of the College, has been appointed as Principal. She will replace Simon Thompson who departed at the end of August. Emma, originally from Greystones, Co. Wicklow, has for the past nine years served as the Principal of the 720 girls Loreto Secondary School in Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Ms Raughter graduated from St. Mary’s University College, Strawberry Hill, London with a B.A. in Education, Biology & Physical Education in 1995. She graduated from University College Dublin with a Higher Diploma in Career Guidance & Counselling in 2000 and a Masters in Education (Leadership & Management) in 2012.

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