Aisling Award for Our Lady of Mercy
North Belfast post-primary school, Our Lady of Mercy, has won the prestigious Aisling Award for Outstanding Educational Achievement 2011 which honours innovation and success in the formal and informal educational spheres from across Belfast.
The main focus of the award this year was ‘connection to the community’. The school was nominated with three other schools, Lagan College, Taughmonagh PS, and St Teresa’s PS.
Mr Martin Moreland and Mrs Geraldine Duffy accepted the award on behalf of the whole school community from Mr John Jones of sponsors, the Kennedy Centre. The awards ceremony, hosted by the Belfast Media Group, was held in the Europa Hotel.