Irish Institute

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Irish Institute
Instituto Irlandés
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Location
Irish Institute is located in Greater Mexico City
Irish Institute
Irish Institute
Irish Institute is located in Mexico
Irish Institute
Irish Institute
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Mexico
CoordinatesCoordinates: 19°25′32″N 99°14′25″W / 19.4255807°N 99.24014729999999°W / 19.4255807; -99.24014729999999
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TypeIndependent, Private
CampusUrban
Website

The Irish Institute (Spanish: Instituto Irlandés) is a highly selective private school in Greater Mexico City. Operated by the Legionaries of Christ,[1] it has separate campuses for boys' and girls' schools and a preschool in Naucalpan, State of Mexico.[2][3][4] The school levels in total range from preschool to bachillerato,[5] equivalent to the American K-12. The preschool is coeducational but other levels are separated into the boys' and girls' campuses.[6] It is one of the most prestigious and selective private schools in Mexico

The school is in proximity to Mexico City. It is operated by the Legionaries of Christ.[1] The Irish Institute is also present in Italy in the city of Rome and in other cities of Mexico, including: Nuevo Laredo and Monterrey.[citation needed]

Students[edit]

Jason Berry and Gerald Renner, the authors of the 2004 book Vows of Silence: The Abuse of Power in the Papacy of John Paul II, said that the students came from the "superrich of Mexico City".[1] Paul Lennon, a former member of the Legionaries quoted in the book, wrote that "The family names[of the students] were like a Who's Who of Mexican people."[1] Historically many students arrived in cars driven by bodyguards for protection against kidnapping.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Berry, Jason and Gerald Renner. Vows of Silence: The Abuse of Power in the Papacy of John Paul II. Simon & Schuster, March 4, 2004. ISBN 0743253817, 9780743253819. p. 190.
  2. ^ "Contacto." Instituto Irlandés Masculino. Retrieved on June 18, 2014. "Dirección: Fuente de Leones No. 107, Lomas Hipódromo, Naucalpan, México. CP. 53950."
  3. ^ "Contacto Archived 2013-11-04 at the Wayback Machine." Instituto Irlandés Femenino. Retrieved on June 18, 2014. "Fuente de Leones No. 107, Lomas Hipódromo, Naucalpan, México. CP. 53950."
  4. ^ "Contacto." Irish Preschool. Retrieved on June 18, 2014. "Dirección: Fuente de leones No. 107, Lomas Hipódromo, Huixquilucan, Estado de México, CP 53950."
  5. ^ "Niveles educativos." Instituto Irlandés Masculino. Retrieved on June 18, 2014.
  6. ^ "Office of Overseas Schools » Schools Worldwide » Western Hemisphere." US Department of State. Retrieved on June 18, 2014.

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