Past Pupils Union Committee 2024

The following were elected at the AGM for the committee in January 2024 for the year

  • Dermot Maher (President) - 1993
  • Eva Clarke (Secretary) - 1998
  • Rachel Harnett (Treasurer) - 1984
  • Fiona Ferreira (Vice President) - 1985
  • Jeannie O’Malley (Outgoing President) -1989
  • Keely Cantrell - 1997
  • Kevin Cotter - 1974
  • Dermot Cowhey - 1976
  • Cormac Cullinan - 1992
  • Lisa Deakin - 1998
  • Peter Doyle - 1980
  • Stephen ODowd - 1993
  • Chris MacNamara - 1995
  • Gerry MacNamara (Past President) - 1962
  • Fr. Liam O'Connell SJ - 1962
  • Paul O'Connell - 1997
  • Fergal O'Dwyer - 1997
  • Aedin Prendergast - 1988
  • Orla Prendergast (Past President) 1982
  • Ian Wallace - 1995
  • Garret Walsh - 1998
  • Tony White (Dublin branch liaison) - 1963

The Crescent Past Pupils Union is an association of past pupils, teachers and staff from the Sacred Heart College S.J. and the Crescent College Comprehensive S.J. in Limerick and members of the wider Crescent community.  The objectives of the Crescent Past Pupils’ Union are:

  • Network & Connect

    To provide a social and welcoming place where past pupils, teachers, staff, and members of the wider Crescent community can connect and communicate. To develop and maintain a strong national and international network of support for Crescent pupils and teachers past and present

  • Connect Present and Past

    To be a bridge between the current pupils, parents, teachers and past pupils, teachers, staff and members of the wider Crescent community

  • Promote Jesuit Ethos

    To help to maintain the Jesuit Ethos, consistent with the ‘Characteristics of Jesuit Education’, of the Crescent College Comprehensive S.J. and a past pupils’ community through links with Jesuit schools and past pupils’ associations in Ireland and internationally

  • Recognise Achievements

    To recognise and celebrate the achievements and contributions of past pupils and staff in the wider community

  • Volunteering

    To foster the tradition of voluntarism which has been a long and valued one in Jesuit education and to honour work done by members of the Crescent S.J. community in this area

  • Support Reunions

    To support the 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50+ year reunions of Sacred Heart College S.J. and Crescent College Comprehensive S.J past pupils

  • Fundraising

    To engage in fundraising activities which are of benefit to Crescent College Comprehensive S.J., to the past pupils and teachers of the Sacred Heart College S.J. and Crescent College Comprehensive S.J., and the wider community.


The Constitution of the Crescent College Past Pupils Union was adopted on 12th April 2018
Click here to download the document (PDF file 105Kb)

Crescent College Comprehensive

Crescent College Comprehensive S.J., which incorporates the Characteristics of Jesuit Education,seeks to develop a community of learning and academic excellence comprising teachers and parents collaborating to fulfil the potential of each individual pupil. This will involve teachers, parents and pupils working together to identify and develop an openness to religious, moral, social, intellectual, cultural and physical experience and to the word of God in all its dimensions. Each individual’s talents will be developed to the level of their personal potential for the benefit of community and humanity.

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