Death of past pupil, Mr William (Billy) Rice

The death has occurred of William (Billy) Rice, Sacred Heart College at the Crescent Class of 1958 on Saturday 2nd April 2022.  Billy spent his working career with Allied Irish Banks and was a keen amateur golfer having a long association with Limerick Golf Club.  Billy fought a long and brave battle with Parkinsons over many years and was very …

Death of Past Pupil, Mr Don Reddan

Don Reddan was a student at The Sacred Heart College in the Crescent Limerick from 1948 to 1957. Few other past pupils can have had so extensive a relationship with their old school. On leaving school he went to work for the Royal Insurance Company. In 1969 he established his own brokerage, Don Reddan Insurances, now run by one of …

Death of past pupil, Mr Michael Larkin

We offer our condolences to the family and friends of Michael Larkin (Crescent class of 1948) who passed away on 17th March 2022. Michael was a lifelong supporter of Old Crescent RFC and had a long working career with ANCO. For more details see RIP.IE – click here  

Death of past pupil, Mr Frank Penny

We offer our condolences to the family and friends of Frank Penny, Crescent class of 1973 who passed away on February 28th 2022 peacefully at home. Frank and his brother Michael attended Sacred Heart College at The Crescent in Limerick. For more details see RIP.IE .. click here

Death of Past Pupil, Mr Bruce Hersey

The death has occurred of Bruce Hersey from Crescent class of 1962 on 29 November 2021. Bruce  studied music at UCD and had a long career as a music teacher and musician in both Limerick and Dublin. More details on RIP.IE

Death of past pupil, Mr Tom Foley

The death has occurred of Tom Foley (Crescent class of 1959) on 30 November 2021. Tom Foley the eldest of four brothers all of whom attended Crescent (Tom, Jim, Willie and Gerard). Originally from Ballinacurra in Limerick, he lived for many years in Kenmare, Co Kerry, where he and his wife ran a well-known guesthouse and restaurant Shelburne Lodge. More …

Death of past pupil, Mr Andrew McNamara

The death has occurred of Andrew McNamara, Crescent class of 1964 on 3rd November 2021. Andrew was a veterinary surgeon and highly successful racehorse trainer in Croom, Co. Limerick. He was married to Kathleen Morrissey, Head of French and a teacher in CCC for many years. More details on RIP.IE

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, …