Mrs Heaney will be retiring at the end of August after nearly 35 years’ service at Ballyoran Primary School. Mrs Heaney is very well known and respected in the local community and is one of the longest serving members of staff in the school, She has taught many hundreds of pupils, including parents of current pupils. As well as her teaching duties she has been heavily involved in Pastoral Care, Drama and Irish Dancing in school. As a school community we thank Mrs Heaney for all that she has given to the school over these past three and a half decades, we thank her for her hard work, commitment and dedication to this school and most importantly to the pupils of this school, who have always been her number one priority. We wish her a very long and happy retirement.