31 MAR, 2015. Happy Birthday to Dympna Drury SSL, who celebrated her 90th birthday on February 10. Celebrations were held in her honour both in the Rathmines Community, Dublin, where she currently lives, and in Ibadan, Nigeria, where she spent 23 years.
The past pupils of St Louis Grammar School, Mokola, Ibadan, Nigeria who are now resident in Ireland, arranged with Rathmines convent to celebrate Dympna’s 90th birthday in her community on Feb 10. Sr Dymna spent 23 years in Nigeria and was the founding Principal of the school in 1961. Meanwhile, on the same date in St Louis Grammar School, Mokola, Ibadan, Nigeria, the past pupils were also celebrating her birthday with a thanksgiving Mass, followed by a reception at the school.
To read more about Sr Dympna’s birthday celebrations in Ireland and Nigeria, read the latest edition of Musings, our monthly newsletter - Issue 40.