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Crescent authors present books to the school

On the night of the dinner in November 2015 we had several past pupils present their books to the CCC Library.  This is a very generous gesture by these authors and they were gratefully accepted by Karin Fleming the current CCC headmaster. The books will be included in the school library.  On the night we had books from Philip Bray, …

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Book Launch for Crescent Author

“Fighting for Republican Spain, 1936-38. Frank Ryan and the volunteers from Limerick in the International Brigades” Launch: Hunt Museum, Friday, 5 September, 5-7pm Signing: O’Mahony’s bookshop, Saturday, 6 September, 11-12am Launch: Irish Labour History Museum, Beggar’s Bush, Dublin, Monday, 8 September, 6.30 pm Exhibition: Limerick City Museum, 6-30 September The book should be of special interest to ex-Crescent pupils because …

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Crescent Alumni

This article was originally written by Denis Leonard to appear in ‘The Crescent’ (edited by Anthony White), an anthology put together to celebrate 150 years of Jesuit education in Limerick. We are reproducing it here by kind permission of Messenger Publications. As Denis Leonard states in his article, Crescent alumni have made “an exceptional contribution to society in social, professional, religious, commercial, sporting …

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Crescent in Print

Crescent past pupils and teachers are prolific writers and have published in a wide range of fields. The book collection was started in 2006 in order to create a permanent record of these achievements. The book collection is housed in the school library in Dooradoyle. If you have published a book and would like it to be included in the …