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Justice Kevin OHiggins (Class of 1962)

In Kevin O’Higgins, we honour a man who has had an outstanding legal career and left an invaluable legacy to Irish society. He attended Crescent from 1953 to 1962, where among other things he showed talent as an actor and an ardent debater. He went on to become an individual winner of the Irish Times debating competition, beating his teammate, …

Can you help with placement and work guidance for the school

The school are asking if you can take a minute and see if you can help students get a foot on the career ladder and gain some work experience and perhaps find their vocation in life. They want to build a contact list of past pupils and businesses who may be able to assist with some or all of the …

Fun Table Quiz Night on Tuesday 14 May @ 8PM 

The past Pupils Union is holding a fun evening of questions and trivia.  The table quiz is being held in Collins Bar in Dooradoyle @ 8PM.   Tables of up to four can enter but individuals are more than welcome to attend and we will put people together on the night so don’t be afraid to come solo. The Quiz …

Death of past pupil, Mr. John O’Malley

The death has occurred of John OMalley, class of 1960. He died peacefully on 12th April in St Francis Hospice, Raheny, Dublin. John and his brothers attended The Crescent in Limerick in the 1950s and 60s. He played on the Junior Cup Team (1958) and Senior Cup Team (1960) with Crescent and was a great supporter of Old Crescent over …

May 7th Old Crescent RFC will host a Rugby Breakfast with Joe Schmidt

Old Crescent RFC will host a Rugby Breakfast with Joe Schmidt, the Irish Head Coach, in the Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick, on Tuesday morning, 7th May 2019. Joe Schmidt will be Guest of Honour at the Old Crescent RFC Rugby Breakfast in the Castletroy Park Hotel on 7th May, at which Old Crescent club member and International Referee, Andy Brace, …

Death of past pupil, Mr. Walter Wallace

The death has occurred of Walter (Wally) Wallace, past pupil of the Sacred Heart College, The Crescent from from 1952 to 1963. Walter graduated in engineering from UCD  and spent his career as an engineer with the ESB. May he rest in peace. Link to rip.ie

Crescent Spring Spectacular – 6th April

The school is having its fundraising event in aid of the Development Fund on the 6th April in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Ennis Road, Limerick at 7pm.  There’s a drinks reception on arrival and bus transport to the city centre available after the event. Tickets are available through the school 061 229789.  There will be a number of past pupils …

London Lunch 2019 – Jesuit schools past pupils invited

The highly popular annual Jesuit Schools Past Pupils Lunch will be held in Smith & Wollensky’s, The Strand, London on Friday 31st May 2019. The Event schedule is as follows: 12.30 – Drinks Reception 13.00 – Lunch 14:40 – World Cup Panel 15:15 – Networking All Crescent Past Pupils are invited to attend .. for details and tickets contact Simon Deeny  ([email protected])

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 …