- Conall O’Cuinn, Rector of Milltown Park, is half-way through a 700 km cycle from Mizen to Malin Head to raise funds for the Training of Guide Dogs for Blind People. He will be on the road for 7 days, along with his sister and brother (pictured here with him) and about 70 other cyclists. You can view his donations page here.
- Shining girls and shining silver: a photo album of Coláiste Iognáid Hockey team displaying their trophies, souvenirs of a spectacular season.
- Belvedere College S.J. were crowned Leinster schools Athletics champions for a record 13th consecutive time. They won the overall championship for schools by amassing the maximum amount of points for any school in Leinster. Once again the Senior and Intermediate teams led the way, collecting trophies for Best Overall results and Best Field results. The Junior team finished a respectable 3rd.
- Congratulations to New York Jesuit Bill Cane on winning a coveted drama award for his play Equivocation, in which Shakespeare faces an agonising moral choice. Bill did an unconventional Tertianship in Ireland and lived in Tabor House, Milltown Park, for much of the year, introducing the house to theatre and ending up with a Tabor House Troupe that produced a nativity play for RTE.
- On 18th May, in the Royal Irish Academy, Éamon Ó Cuiv, T.D., launched Pluralism and Diversity in Ireland, which is the third instalment of Micheál Mac Gréil’s research trilogy on tolerance and prejudice in Irish society.
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26 May – 5 June: English Visitation and Joint Consult