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Crescent staff explore Jesuit ethos

Writer and TV presenter Christy Kenneally helped staff in Crescent College, Limerick, to tease out the meanings of 'magis', that striving for excellence which marks Jesuit education.

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Death of Frank Prendergast

Frank Prendergast, Labour Party politician, union official, and Mayor of Limerick City for two terms, passed away on 19 February at the age of 81. The chief celebrant at his funeral was Jesuit priest Fr Todd Morrissey.

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Liam O’Connell SJ

Liam O’Connell was born in Dublin in 1943, and grew up with two brothers and two sisters, in Limerick and in Dublin. He attended Crescent College SJ and Belvedere College SJ. In 1961 Liam joined the Jesuit Novitiate, as one of a group of 29 novices. As part of the usual formation he taught as a scholastic in Mungret College ...

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Crescent College

Address Dooradoyle Road Limerick Contact Telephone: 061 229 655 Fax: 061 229 013 E-Mail: info@crescentsj.com Website: http://www.crescentsj.com Map About Crescent College Comprehensive in Dooradoyle, Limerick incorporates the characteristics of Jesuit Education. It seeks to develop fully each students’ religious, moral, social, intellectual, physical and cultural sensibilities. As an important means of doing this the school strives to create a strong ...

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Preparing to climb Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro beckons for the pupils of Crescent College Limerick – will all their hard work and training pay off as they try to climb to the top of the famous mountain and raise money for the suicide charity Console? They talk to Pat Coyle about the adventure of a lifetime..

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A respectable scholar

When Denis Leonard (pictured left) was a student at Crescent in the 1950s, his mother received a letter from Fr O’Beirne, Prefect of Studies, noting that Denis had improved of late, but remarking that “being the ordinary boy with his usual faults of inattention and disinclination to work, I have to use every weapon with him and his likes to ...

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Crescent celebrates on the double

Limerick’s Crescent College Comprehensive SJ had double cause for celebration on the weekend of 28th and 29th March, 2009. As it continued its celebrations for its sesquicentenary, it also emerged dominant in the Under-14 Rugby competition and was crowned champions receiving the Murray cup for its endeavours. The competition featured all the Jesuit colleges in the country, with Belvedere and ...

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Founding Crescent teachers honoured

A dinner was held in Limerick to mark the retirement of five teachers at Crescent College Comprehensive, four of whom have been there since the re-founding of the School as Crescent College Comprehensive in 1971 (1859 was the original foundation). Taken together, their years of service at the Crescent amount to 178 years. In September the school begins its Sesquicentennial ...

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Cuddihy for Crescent

Nicholas Cuddihy is the new principal of the Crescent Comprehensive, who takes over from Dermot Cowhey in the new academic year. Mr Cuddihy from Dublin has been principal of the all-girls school, St. Dominic’s in Cabra, for the last two years. He has a degree in theology and a masters in educational management and leadership, and began teaching Religion and ...

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