The Sisters of St. Louis have been honoured with a Civic Award by the Municipal District of Dundalk in recognition of their significant contribution over the last 75 years to the town and people of Dundalk.
A Civic Reception was hosted by Louth County Council in County Hall on yesterday, attended by Sisters from the order and members of the St. Louis Secondary School community, elected representatives of Dundalk Municipal District, officials from Louth County Council, and members of the local community.
The Civic Award presented by Cathaoirleach of Dundalk Municipal District, Cllr. Sean Kelly, recognised ‘the opportunities afforded by the education given by the Sisters to the children of Dundalk and surrounding areas can never be underestimated, and their memory will remain foremost in the living history of the county.’
Joan Martin, Chief Executive of Louth County Council paid tribute to the Sisters of St. Louis for championing the education of generations of girls and young women across Dundalk and beyond.
A very proud day for all!