Tuesday January 21, 2020

Ireland's top schools: Ready for boarding

In the fourth of a series of interviews with those who run Ireland’s fee-paying schools, The Sunday Business Post talks to Dermot Dix, headmaster of Headfort School

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

15th October, 2017
Dermot Dix, headmaster at Headfort School in Kells, Co Meath Picture: Barry Cronin

Walk in the front doors of Headfort School, which sits on rolling parkland on the outskirts of the town of Kells in Co Meath, and most likely you’re going to step straight into a music class.

Directly across the foyer is the Robert Adam-designed ballroom, a high-ceilinged auditorium which serves as the setting for one-to-one music lessons and large recitals.

On the day I visit, a long-haired music teacher with a Metallica sticker...

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