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09/27/2012 09:00 AM - General (share to everyone)

A new book tells the story of Headfort once a colonial outpost in Co Meath. Kim Bielenberg reports

It is the only primary school in Ireland where children can bring along their ponies.

Headfort School near Kells Co Meath has its own stables. Ponies are allowed to reside there at a cost of up to 55 per week so long as their owners make them available to other children.

The boarding school in a country mansion has adapted and survived now welcoming girls and mixing boarders with day pupils. The once-Spartan dormitories are now heated and duvets have replaced blankets

Lingard Goulding tells the story of this rarefied establishment and some of its notable eccentricities in a new book Your Children are Not Your Children.

Read the full article in the Irish Independent

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