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.

Bill Whelan gave a fantastic acceptance speech which was full of emotion, memories, humour and some serious thoughts for reflection.  After the standing ovation that greeted his award, many of those attending asked for a copy of the speech and we have been very fortunate to get it from Bill .. click to download the speech.