Ashfield to reopen under new owner

Past pupil Philip Burke is the new venture’s main shareholder and chief executive, writes Martha Kearns

27th August, 2011

Past pupil Philip Burke is the new venture’s main shareholder and chief executive, writes Martha Kearns

The founder of Ashfield College has returned to help reestablish the private grind school which went into liquidation two years ago.

A new company, City Colleges Ltd, is to inject €1 million funding into the college which was originally set up by Joe Griffin in the suburb of Templeogue in south west Dublin, in 1977.

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