New Principal at LSC Karl Hegarty

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Principal, Karl Hegarty. Karl replaces our out-going Principal Aisling O’Sullivan.  We sincerely thank Aisling for her dedication, guidance and professionalism over the past few years. We are delighted and thankful that Aisling will remain a staff member at LSC as teacher of French and German..

Karl Hegarty is a native of Newbridge and joined the staff of Leinster Senior College in 2014 as the Career and Guidance Counsellor where his knowledge, compassion and dedication were quickly acknowledged and appreciated. Karl is now looking forward to taking on the role of Principal and being centrally involved in the day to day running of the College.  Karl has also a been a teacher of English and History since 2004.

Karl has a wealth of experience in education from being a college student in America to teaching in Kent, England, Patrician Brothers Secondary School, Newbridge and LSC.  Working closely with excellent mentors in the past has enabled Karl to learn and grow in the sphere of education.  Karl acknowledges his former Patrician principal Pat O Leary and retiring LSC principal Aisling O Sullivan as having been great role models in the past and he looks forward to taking on board their guidance in the years ahead.

Students who enrol in Leinster Senior College have high expectations.  Karl says “My purpose as principal will be to ensure that our students will reach their potential. Today more than ever students get easily distracted. At Leinster Senior College I aim to maintain and provide a highly focused and respectful environment where teaching and learning is of paramount importance. I am extremely fortunate to be inheriting an excellent staff that share in my ideology”.

Karl is looking forward to welcoming students and staff when the school year begins on Wednesday 13th September.