Death of past pupil, Mr Michael Leahy

The death has occurred of Michael Leahy from Crescent class of 1956.  Michael was school captain in Crescent 1955-56 and worked in the insurance industry in Limerick for many years as an agent of Irish Life.  A strong supporter of Old Crescent RFC, we send our condolences to his family and friends. Read more on RIP.IE

Death of past pupil, Fr Sean Coghlan SJ

The death has occurred of Fr Sean Coghlan SJ in Hong Kong on 2nd September 2021, Crescent class of 1951. Sean was a past pupil of Crescent, and came from Faranshone in Limerick (an estate that was built by his grandfather). He joined the Jesuits on leaving school in 1951. Sean spent his priestly life in Hong Kong and Macau, …

Death of past pupil, Mr Michael Donnellan

We have been informed of the death of Michael Donnellan, Crescent Class of 1952. Michael had a career as an engineer with Limerick City Council. He was a member of  the first team from Crescent College to win the Munster Schools Junior Cup in 1950. Our sincerest condolences to his children, family and friends. More details on RIP.IE

Death of past pupil, Fr Dermot OConnor

We are sorry to hear of the news of the death of Dermot O’Connor in Esker Monastery in Athenry on 15 August 2021. Dermot  was in the leaving cert class of 1951 and attended Crescent college from 1946 to 1951. As a priest he spent many years as a Redemptorist missionary in Brazil. He was a member of Crescent College’s …

Death of past pupil, Mr Arthur McMahon

We would like to extend our condolences to the family and friends of Arthur McMahon  ( attended Crescent from  1948-55) who died on 30th July 2021. Arthur had a career as a bank official. He retired in Tullamore, Co . Offaly. More details on RIP.IE

Death of past pupil, Mr Des OMalley

The death has occurred of Desmond (Des) O’Malley (attended Crescent 1946-57). He was a solicitor by profession and was TD for Limerick East from 1968 to 2002. He was a cabinet minister for eleven years in the period 1970 -1992 ,serving as Minister for Justice, Industry and Commerce, Energy, Tourism and Trade. He was founder and leader of the Progressive Democrat …

Death of past pupil, Mr Donal Ryan

It is with sadness that we note that Donal Ryan, originally from the Ennis Road, has died in Dublin on 5th July 2021 Donal was in the Sacred Heart College, the Crescent from 1948 thru 1959, and very well known.  He played with Old Crescent RFC in the 1962 Munster Senior Cup final.  His working career was in business in …

Death of past pupil, Mr Adrian Clancy

The death has occurred on 7th June of Adrian Clancy past pupil of Crescent who attended the Sacred Heart College , the Crescent, 1946 thru 1950. His three brothers also attended the Crescent, Gerard, Terry and Ray.  Adrian was founder and Managing Director of Shannon Wholesale Electrical in Limerick.  We send our condolences to his family and friends. View details …

Death of past pupil, Mr Peter Ireton

We have been informed of the sudden death of Peter Ireton (class of 1970) on Monday 19th April 2021, at his home.  We send our sincere condolences to his brother Vincent who also attended Crescent (1969) and his sisters Janet and Kate. More details on RIP.IE

Death of past pupil, Mr Shane Reville

We have been informed of the death of past pupil Shane Reville from the Crescent Class of 1976. Shane passed after a short illness in Cleveland, Ohio, USA on 12th April 2021. We send our condolences to his family and friends.