Una O Kane, Governor says ‘Warmest congratulations and my heartfelt thanks to you all.  What a splendid occasion.  I had a wonderful day and you are a truly splendid staff.  Thank you for all the effort you made.  Every detail was meticulously planned and perfectly executed.  The warmth of you welcome combined with your obvious pride for St. Pius served to make this a memorable occasion.  I am very privileged and proud to be associated with you and the college’


Mairead Hughes,  ‘Thanks so much for the invitation to join in the celebration of the 50th Anniversary.  It was a most enjoyable day with lovely mass & choir, delicious dinner and meeting the former & present staff who were so friendly& welcoming.  I wish you every blessing in the future.’


Denis Hughes, ‘Thanks for a wonderful on Friday.  From arrival at 12.00 to leaving at 9.00 I had a marvellous time.  The welcoming atmosphere from yourself and staff was overwhelming.  I spent 6 wonderful years ( 64 – 70) on the staff, the happiest of my life and it felt I never had left. The genuine smiles and greeting touched me deeply.  The mass was beautiful, the music superb and the meal excellent.’

Another thank you card from Fr John Gates PP. ‘To all the staff of St. Pius X College, thank you for  the wonderful celebrations on Friday past to mark the 50th of St. Pius X College.  It was a very enjoyable, professional and well organised.  The meal was exquisite and the mass beautiful.  A credit to you all.  Thank you also for your kindness towards Monsignor. Congratulations.’


From Mary & Tommy McMahon:

To Ms Bartley , Leadership Team and all the staff for a wonderful afternoon and evening on 10 October.

All your hard work certainly paid off – it was such an enjoyable occasion.


From Maeve Dolan

The Principal and all Staff who helped to make the Golden Anniversary Celebration so successful.

Thank you all so much for a wonderful memorable and very enjoyable day.


From Colette Cleary

Thank you all for inviting me to your Golden Anniversary Celebration.

It was a wonderful day.  You must all feel very proud – Congratulations.


From Patricia Loughrey

I’d like to extend my warmest congratulations to all the staff and pupils of St Pius X College on the splendid organisation of

Such a memorable event last week.  I’ve been telling everyone I’ve met since, about your beautiful school and your generous hospitality.Thank you so much for inviting me to your Golden Anniversary Celebration. I’m very proud to have played my own small part in the story of

St Pius X College and this was a wonderful opportunity to meet up again with so many good friends and colleagues. I thoroughly enjoyed the occasion and hope it won’t be too long before I get another chance to see you all.


From Bridgid Kelly

Miss Kelly sends a Mass Bouquet – to Principal and Staff


Pat McGurk

‘Thank you for a wonderful day on Friday.  I thoroughly enjoyed it & will treasure all the wonderful memories of it.  You were all brilliant!  Thank you again & good luck for the next 50 years – Love from Pat McGurk’


Mary White

Thank you for the invitation to the Golden Anniversary Celebration which I thoroughly enjoyed.   It was very evident throughout the day that the ‘Pius X Team’ had been hard at work – the attention to detail and thorough planning certainly paid off!!  It was great to meet with everyone, share memories and catch up with one another.  Congratulations to all and Good Luck for the remainder of this very special year.



Peggy McLarnon

Thank you all for the wonderful day to celebrate the 50th anniversary of St Pius X.  It was a pleasure to be part of the day & all the effort to make it so special was greatly appreciated – kind regards Peggy McLarnon


Fiona McConway nee McCusker

I send my congratulations to you all and wish you a happy, peaceful and rewarding Golden Anniversary Year.  I speak of your school with pride and passion and I’m proud that I had the opportunity to be on the register during those years.  I’m also extremely fortunate that my children will complete their education within your school and I know that you will encourage them to excel and fulfil their potential.  A big thank you for the memories and a sincere thank you for all you do daily.


From Winnie McNicholl

To all concerned

Thank you for  your very kind invitation to share the 50th celebrations on 10 October 2014. It was a very joyful celebration filled with all the usual great warmth and hospitality one always receives in St Pius X College.

Long may your great success continue.


Letter from Martha Walls

Very many thanks for a most enjoyable day on Friday at 50th Celebrations.

Very welcoming staff, polite and courteous pupils – altogether a great atmosphere – obviously a lot of hard work had been done – great school as always.









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