The principal of one of north’s best performing grammar schools is to retire.
Patrick O’Doherty, headmaster of Lumen Christi College in Derry is to retire at the end of August.
The Journal understands that staff and governors of the school were told of Mr O’Doherty’s retirement at a meeting last week.
Mr O’Doherty is the second principal of the school which opened in 1997. The first principal was Declan O’Kelly. Vice principals at the school are Mrs Siobhán McCauley and Dr Marie Ferris