Past Pupils- Where are they now?

Past Pupils- Where are they now?

The Rockwell College Union takes great pride in the exploits and achievements of its past pupils, who participate at the highest level across many fields and professions. In light of this, we would like to take the opportunity to note some of the more recent accomplishments of our alumni, who continue to exemplify the Rockwell traditions of excellence and perseverance.

Dr. John Anthony (Jack) Jolley RIP

Dr. John Anthony (Jack) Jolley RIP

The death has occurred of Dr. John Anthony (Jack) JOLLEY. Stamullen, Meath / Valentia Island, Kerry On November 26th. Final Year: 1936

Drone footage of Rockwell College

Drone footage of Rockwell College

In October the Rockwell College Union arranged for some aerial footage by drone. Enjoy!

Rockwell Qualifies for Tipp 'A' schools football final

Rockwell Qualifies for Tipp 'A' schools football final

From the throw in Abbey C.B.S. were quick into their stride and got the opening score after 4 minutes through Shane Ryan.

Rockwell girls reach All Ireland 7's semi finals

Rockwell girls reach All Ireland 7's semi finals

The Rockwell Senior Girls Sevens rugby team competed at the All Ireland Finals, the Gx7's which was held in Donnybrook on the 18th of November, having qualified through a number of matches in the Munster region

Future Entrepreneurs?

Future Entrepreneurs?

Congratulations to the 10 pupils from Rockwell College who were recognised at a ceremony in WIT in October for their achievements in the Junior Certificate Business examination

Max Wachman Victorious

Max Wachman Victorious

Max Wachman, a First Year student at Rockwell College, has won at the prestigious South View Grand Prix, held this year in Chesire

Dr David Sheahan RIP

Dr David Sheahan RIP

It is we great sadness that we say goodbye to a sporting hero and Rockwell legend. Dr David Sheahan, final year 1957, was the first amateur to win a Tour professional event, in 1962

The Rugby Weekend in Chicago

The Rugby Weekend in Chicago

Join a number of past pupils that are meeting up in Chicago for the Rugby Weekend. Rory Smith (Final Year 1974) is organizing it. Could this be the first time Ireland beat the All Blacks? Will you be there to witness it?

Aerial drone footage of Rockwell College

Aerial drone footage of Rockwell College

We have some good video and photo footage from above the college.

Rockwell College Pavilion Campaign

Rockwell College Pavilion Campaign

An interview with Gay Mangan, discussing the new Rockwell College Pavilion

Union Cup Interview

Union Cup Interview

The Rockwell College Union was pleased to announce this year the return of the Union Cup this year, giving members the opportunity to compete in the high quality surrounds of Kilkenny Golf Club. A conversation between Cormac English and Donal Higgins

Bertie O'Hanlon RIP

Bertie O'Hanlon RIP

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Bertie O’Hanlon, a rugby great and a former pupil of Rockwell. Our gland slam hero can be found sitting middle row, second from the right.

Ireland U-18s Ladies' selection for Rugby Sevens

Ireland U-18s Ladies' selection for Rugby Sevens

Congratulations to Aoife O'Shaughnessey (6th Year) on her selection to the Ireland U-18s Rugby Sevens squad. Aoife will be competing in Loughborough University on August 24th

Past Pupils feature prominently in recent sports events

Past Pupils feature prominently in recent sports events

It is difficult to avoid Rockwell College past pupils in the area of sports currently. Apart form the great achievments of Bill Johnston and Sean O Connor (2015) in the U20s World Cup, past pupils on the Tipperary football team scored a historic victory over Cork to reach the Munster Final against Kerry. Conor Sweeney and Peter Acheson (2008), with Jimmy Feehan (2014) and Colm O Shaughnessey (2015) all featured on the team that took its first win...

Rockwell Union Annual Report 2016

Rockwell Union Annual Report 2016

The President and Governing Body of Rockwell College Union are pleased to present the Annual Report of the Union for the Year 2015/2016 Overall the focus for the term 2015/2016 was to define the Unions offering to past pupils and improve how we communicate the valuable resource that the Union is in supporting the Spiritan Mission and development of the college, as well as creating opportunities to renew old friendships and the forming of new ones.

Past Pupils selected for Ireland U20s World Cup

Past Pupils selected for Ireland U20s World Cup

The IRFU has announced the World Cup squad to pay in the u20s competition in Manchester this June. It includes two Rockwell College past pupils :Sean O'Connor andBill Johnston, who were (respectively) the Captain and Vice Captain of the Munster Senior Cup-winning team of 2015.

Prize Day at Rockwell College 2016

Prize Day at Rockwell College 2016

At the Annual Prize Day event this year, Rockwell College welcomed Ms. Muriel McAuley, granddaughter of Thomas McDonagh as Guest of Honour.The Principal, Ms. Audrey OByrne, in her opening speech, spoke of Thomas Mc Donagh spending a number of years at Rockwell and his poetry being influenced by the beauty of the scenes he enjoyed every day.

Hugh Garvey RIP

Hugh Garvey RIP

It is with the deepest regret that the Rockwell College Union has to inform you of the passing of our dear friend and Past President Mr. Hugh Garvey (class of 1984).

Finbarr Egan RIP

Finbarr Egan RIP

The Rockwell College Union was saddened to learn recently of the death of Finbarr Egan (Class of 1961).

Daniel Gerrard RIP

Daniel Gerrard RIP

Final Year : 2010 Country : Ireland The Rockwell College Union was saddened to learn recently of the death of Daniel Gerrard (Class of 2010).

Liam O Duibhir

Liam O Duibhir

It is with great sadness that Rockwell College announces the death of An t-Uas. Liam O Duibhir, former Deputy Principal and teacher of Irish. May he rest in peace.

Kenneth Kelly RIP

Kenneth Kelly RIP

The Rockwell College Union is deeply saddened by the passing of Kenneth Kelly (1989).