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Fr. Thomas (Todd) Morrissey S.J. (Class of 1948)

In 1939, when he was 10 years old, Thomas J. Morrissey, who lived in Ballinacurra, first came to Sacred Heart College, the Crescent.  At school he enjoyed rugby and took a major part in the school musicals. In 1948 when he left Crescent he joined the Jesuits. During his studies for the priesthood he completed a History Degree at UCD, …

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Dr. Bill Whelan (Class of 1968)

The Roll of Honour recipient for 2014 was celebrated composer, musician Limerickman and Crescent past pupil Bill Whelan who regaled the audience with stories from his schooldays and long-standing connection with the school. The evening also saw a number of smaller class reunions with including a great turnout from the class of 1968 in support.

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Mr Simon Carswell (Class of 1994)

SIMON CARSWELL is Finance Correspondent with The Irish Times covering the area of banking for the newspaper since the start of the financial crisis. He is the author of Something Rotten: Irish Banking Scandals (Gill & Macmillan, 2006) and the recently published, Anglo Republic: Inside the Bank that Broke Ireland, (Penguin) which topped the bestsellers list on its release in …

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Mr. Peter Ireton (Class of 1970)

PETER IRETON, chief executive of Bóthar was the 2011 Roll of Honour recipient. Over the past 20 years, Peter has taken the Bóthar concept, which was pioneered in the US by Heifer International in Little Rock, and brought it from just an idea to an organisation which a couple of years ago turned over €10 million – a mighty achievement. …