Death of past pupil, Prof. Noel Mulcahy

The death has occurred of Noel Mulcahy, past pupil of the Sacred Heart College, The Crescent from 1943 to 1948. He played on the Senior Rugby team in 1948. Noel had a distinguished career. He studied Engineering in UCD. His early career was with Radio Eireann and SPS Technologies in Shannon. He was the Assistant Director-General of the Irish Management Institute 1966 …

Death of past pupil, Mr. Michael Hayes

The death has occurred of Mr. Michael Hayes, past pupil of the Sacred Heart College, The Crescent  from 1947 – 1957. He also had three brothers in the Sacred Heart College; Henry, Billy and Joe. Michael was a member of the very successful SHC, the Crescent rowing crew -senior eights-, managed by the then Rev. Mr Morrissey S.J. They won the …

Death of past pupil, Mr. Vincent Collins

The death has occurred of Mr. Vincent Collins. Vincent attended The Sacred Heart College from 1944 to 1952. He was a former President of Old Crescent RFC and of Kilkee Golf Club. Link to Limerick Leader Link to RIP May he rest in peace.

Memorial Mass for Peadar Little on Sunday 20th Jan in St Josephs

A mass is being offered in St Joseph’s Church on Sunday 20th January at 11.30am in memory of the late Peadar Little from the class of 1972 who passed away on 2nd November 2018.  http://crescentpast.com/death-of-past-pupil-peadar-little-class-of-1972 https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/peadar-little-obituary?pid=190660845

Diarmuid Fitzgibbon Soccer Tournament on December 28th

The Diarmuid Fitzgibbon Soccer Tournament takes place again this year, after a five-year hiatus, at the Delta Sports Dome in Ballysimon on December 28th, with registration from 10am. The emphasis of the tournament is much more on fun than competition and participation is open to guys and girls and people of all or no footballing ability. People do not need …

Limerick Schools Charity Cup – Friday 14 December @ 5PM

Limerick Schools Charity Cup in honour of Dudley Herbert & Sean Conneely Last year Crescent College Comprehensive SJ and St Munchins played the inaugural Limerick Charity Cup named after two stalwarts of the school game Dudley Herbert and Sean Conneely. We are now ready to play the second instalment. The match will take place on Friday 14 December in the …

Death of past Vice Principal, Mr. John Harty

The death has occurred of Mr. John Harty, Vice Principal when The Crescent moved to its new site in Dooradoyle. John was a native of Causeway , Co Kerry leaving school in 1960. After a B.A. in Irish and Latin and a HDip at UCC he came to Crescent College in 1964. While at Crescent  he studied for an external …

Death of past pupil – Fr. Gerry Keane, S.J.

The death has occurred of Fr. Gerry Keane. Fr. Gerry attended the Sacred Heart College, The Crescent from 1935-44, and had three brothers there also. Apart from his Jesuit studies in Ireland, Gerry spent his Jesuit life in Hong Kong (1952 – 1955) and Singapore (1960 – 2018), where he worked as a parish priest and as a journalist and broadcaster. …

C5 – reunion event for Crescent Canoeists on 21 December 2018

A once-off event to reunite those who were members of the Crescent College Comprehensive Canoe Club -a.k.a. C5 The club operated from 1983/84  up to approx 1999 The meet-up is in Anthony O Dwyers bar, Wolfe Tone Street, Limerick on Friday 21st Dec at 19:30 If you’re able to attend please check in on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/events/194991978043614/ or email Jim OSullivan …