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The Memorial Service for David Gibbs, former Warden

The service in memory of David Gibbs, former Warden of the College, will be held in the College Chapel on Saturday 17th June 2023. .

100 years Remembrance trip to Ypres April 2022

The Warden has oranised a trip to Ypres (leper) in Belgium, to mark the contributions of Old Columbans in the WWI.

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Joe Revington obituary: Student radical who became a troubleshooter for Dick Spring

Former Employment Appeals Tribunal vice-chairman was 'gregarious, generous, humorous and sympathetic'
Joe Revington
Born: January 8th, 1948
Died: April 22nd, 2021.

Podcast - Justin Green From Ballyvolane House

PODCAST EPISODE Justin Green from Ballyvolane House Cork Food Stories with Clara Cooney Apr 15 - 43 min Episode Description On this weeks podcast, Clara talks to Justin Green from Ballyvolane House in Cork..

Ian McKinley announces his retirement from rugby

Ian McKinley has confirmed he is retiring from playing rugby for a second and final time..

Daphine Aikens OC, (née Burgunder) awarded an MBE

Foodbank founder Daphine Aikens awarded an MBE The founder of Hammersmith & Fulham Foodbank has been awarded an MBE for a decade’s work helping some of the most vulnerable residents of the borough..

The Rake of Rathfarnham: Rathfarnham Castle and Philip Wharton

Article by Patrick Comerford from September 2008.

Co-Founder of SCC - James Henthorn Todd

Silveracre House On my way home from work this evening, I called to see Silveracre House off Sarah Curran Avenue in Rathfarnham, which is on sale through DNG with an asking price of €1..

Patrick Scott: New An Post stamp marks centenary of the artist's birth

Scott’s elegant work had a major modernising influence on Irish art and design In a rare accolade for a visual artist, An Post tomorrow issues a stamp marking the centenary of the birth of artist and designer Patrick Scott, who died in February 2014..

Sheppard's auction offers passage to India and the Orient

Array of eastern antiquities to feature at upcoming sale of Belmont House contents....