Sold Out: Annual Dinner 2019 followed by Golf Competition

Sold Out: Annual Dinner 2019 followed by Golf Competition

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Fellow Rockwellians,

The Rockwell College Union is delighted to announce that the Union Annual Dinner will take place this year in the beautiful surroundings of the Minella Hotel in Clonmel on Friday 5th April 2019. 

We have compiled a list of information for the event below, such as class representatives for feature years and ticket options. We will also be announcing our Rockwell College Union person of the year on the night.

It is advisable to book your ticket at the earliest opportunity if you are attending. Tickets are priced at €70 per person. A reduced rate of €45 is available for students.

Doors to the event will open at 7:15pm for those attending. The dinner itself will begin at c. 8pm.

Dress Code : 

The dress code for the night is Smart Casual.

Ticket Options :

We have a number of ticket options available - you can find links to the different pages below:

Annual Dinner Single Ticket

Annual Dinner & Golf Ticket

Annual Dinner Student Ticket

Annual Dinner & Golf Student Ticket

Become a Union Member

Accommodation :

We have a special B & B rate of €110 agreed with the Minella Hotel.

Additional accommodation options (Prices listed are single occupancy):

  • Gleesons Bar and B&B - (087) 836 0599, contact is Richie (a good friend of Liam Daly (Class of 1984) and another former Rockwell man)  - located across the road from Liam’s pub, special rate for Rockwell people €35 per night, room only. If breakfast required, let Richie know when staying over or loads of good coffee shops, cafes & restaurants close by.
  • Hillcrest B&B - (086) 274 7316, Contact is Declan also a friend of Liam Daly (Class of 1984), 4 Star B&B and excellent breakfast, €70 and 5 mins in a taxi would be required to/from Minella, cost c.€5.
  • Mulcahy's Hotel - (052) 612 5054 . The hotel is run by the Higgins family, three of whom are former students of Rockwell! €55 accommodation available in the centre of Clonmel town. Please quote "Rockwell Reunion" to avail of the reduced rate!

Rockwell College Union Person of the Year :

The Rockwell College Union Person of the Year award for 2019 will also be presented at the Annual Dinner in the Minella Hotel on Friday, 5th April 2019.

Feature Years :

Our Feature Years are a very important part of our Annual Dinner - going back through the decades to bring together our past students for the dinner. To assist with your reunion efforts we have compiled a list of class representatives who will be the Feature Year’s contacts. We would encourage anyone from a Feature Year to get in touch with them. Meeting old classmates is a key element of the Union dinner's atmosphere and we look forward to seeing as many of you as possible this year.

The Feature Years and Class contacts for this year’s Annual Dinner are as follows :

60 Year Out – Class of 1959 

Contact Gay Mangan at 086 2441456,

Contact Denis Murphy at 087 2529948

56 Year Out – Class of 1963

Contact Daniel Healy at 0877661638 or

55 Year Out – Class of 1964 

Contact Brendan Sutton at 087 2151163 or,

Contact Frank Madden at 087 3142667

Contact Eddie Teehan at 087 9296740 or

50 Year Out – Class of 1969    

Contact Freddie O’Dwyer at 087 2472839 or

Contact Val Lonergan at 087 2487542  or 

45 Year Out – Class of 1974   

Contact Martin Taylor at 086 2551985 or

40 Year Out – Class of 1979  

Contact James Meagher at 086 2554060 or

Contact Padraic Marren at 086 3811301 or

Contact David Jameson at 086 2597809 or

35 Year Out – Class of 1984 

Contact John Riordan at 086 1003766 or

Contact Donal Higgins at 087 2853624 or

Contact Liam Daly at 087 8051881 or

30 Year Out – Class of 1989    

Contact Dearbhail Gildea at 087 7577992 or,

Contact Conor Madden at 086 2472562 or

25 Year Out – Class of 1994 

Contact Michael Ahearne at 086 0897708 or,

Contact Susan Leahy at 087 2801176 or,

Contact Kate Rockingham at,

Contact Breffni O’Sullivan at

Contact Daniel Hennessy at 086 2636693 or,

20 Year Out – Class of 1999 

Contact Paul Horgan at 087 9787721 or,

Contact Denis Leamy at 086 7706000 or,

Contact Deirdre Byrne at 087 6578134 or,

Contact Sharon Ryan at 087 6739316 or,

15 Year Out – Class of 2004 

Contact Mary O’Connell at 087 9248296 or

Contact Emma Jane Morrissey at 086 8205590 or

Contact Peter Shallow at 083 0424251 or

10 Year Out – Class of 2009   

Contact Luke Horgan at 083 8734144 or,

Contact Edward Taylor at 087 7621576 or ,

Contact Sarah Long at 086 0617985 or 

5 Year Out – Class of 2014

Contact Niall Murphy at 087 2103444 or,

Contact Cormac English at 087 6246722 or

Contact Charlotte Ashmore at 087 2894584 or

Golf Outing :

We have arranged golf in Clonmel Golf Club on the following day Saturday 6th April with tee times from 11am. Golf can also be booked above for €25 per person.

Parlour Call Saturday 6th April :

The College will be kindly hosting a ‘parlour call’ for past students from 11 to 1pm on Saturday morning 6th April. The college will be open for past students who wish to visit the College, and tea and refreshments will be available.

Saturday night 6th April :

For those who plan to stay over in Clonmel on Saturday night 6th April also, it is planned that we would spend the evening in some of the local hostelries for a great night out in Clonmel.

I look forward to seeing you all in the Minella Hotel for our Rockwell Union Annual Dinner on the Friday 5th April 2019 !


Sean Tobin

Rockwell College Union President