Obituary-Mr George Quirke ex Headteacher at St Bede’s

GEORGE QUIRKE April 15th 1936- April 10th 2020 George Quirke became the youngest Secondary school headmaster in Lancashire when he was promoted from the Deputy Headship at St Edmund Arrowsmith (later St Bedes) in 1974. George served in this post until his retirement in 1994. At this time of his retirement, St Bede’s was the most successful and sought-after Catholic State Secondary school in the region.