Death of past pupil, Mr Pat O’Malley

We have been informed of the death on 27th March 2021 of past pupil Pat O’Malley. He was in the leaving cert class of 1961 and attended Crescent along with his brothers Don & Michael. He played for Crescent rugby team for Junior Cup in 1957/8 and Senior Cup 1960/1. He graduated in engineering from UCD and had his own …

Memory Lane…The Crescent Review

Take a trip down memory lane with these covers of the Crescent Review from the 80s, 90s and 00s. If you have a copy of the review you can send a picture of the cover to [email protected] and we will include it in the gallery.

Death of past pupil, Mr Ken Quin

The death has occurred of Ken Quin (RIP) who was in the Crescent class of 1965. Our condolences to his brother John (who also attended Crescent), sisters and extended family at this time. Funeral details on RIP.IE

Death of past pupil, Mr Francis (Danno) Heaslip

The death has occurred on 4th February of Danno Heaslip who with his brother, Michael, attended Crescent College 1954-55.  The family then moved to Galway where Danno became a well-known auctioneer and businessman. He was also prominent in sporting circles as both Captain and President of Galwegians Rugby Club and as the owner of “For Auction” the winner of the …

Death of past pupil, Mr Karl Finucane

The death has occurred Karl Finucane(RIP) on 3rd Feb 2021. He was in the Crescent from 1946 thru 1952,and was on the team that won the Senior Schools Cup in 1951.  The Captain was Noel Harris and the Vice-Captain was Monsignor Tom Stack. Karl also played for Old Crescent RFC in the 1950s. Details on RIP.IE here

Death of former staff, Fr. Connla Delany SJ

Fr. Connla Delany S.J. (Connla Ó Dúláine) died on the 10th January in Cherryfield Lodge Nursing Home, Milltown Park, Dublin. Born in Dublin in 1930, he was educated at Belvedere College and entered the Jesuits in 1948.  He taught Irish and French at Crescent from 1956 to 1959 and was well remembered for producing a number of plays in Irish …

Death of past pupil, Mr Patrick Hartmann

The death has occurred of Patrick (Paddy) Hartmann on 4th January 2021. He was in the Crescent from 1939 thru 1948. We send our condolences to his family and friends. More details on RIP.IE here

Christmas Present for Golf Challenge Cup winner 2020

The Ignatian Challenge Cup was held in early September 2020 but due to circumstances beyond our control the cup was not presented on the day.  We finally managed to get an opportunity to present the cup to the worthy winner Wilton Dennehy over the Christmas holidays. The President congratulated Wilton on his victory, impressive score and support for the annual …

Death of past pupil, Monsignor Tom Stack

The death occurred on Sunday of Monsignor Tom Stack (Class of 1951). He was ordained for the Dublin Archdiocese in 1958. He was a well known figure nationally over many years for his regular contributions to radio, television and print media. In the 1960s and 1970s he was one of the team which produced the Radharc religious documentary programmes which ran …