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March Newsletter

President's Message

As we head into spring with renewed optimism and hope for a full and lasting return to our social normal, all members of the Crescent College Past Pupils Union can look forward to great opportunities for us as individual members and collectively as our Union.

We continue to provide an extensive network and platform to support Sacred Heart College and Crescent College Comprehensive SJ past pupils through our dedicated website, our presence on Facebook and LinkedIn and through our individual contacts and awareness.  We would encourage all our existing members to raise awareness of our Union and to seek new past pupil members at home and abroad; it is through new members that our Union can become more inclusive and diverse, where new perspectives and initiatives can be proposed and developed in line with our ambitions.

Our committee has already begun planning for the return of our Annual Dinner in October and for this year’s Ignatian Challenge Cup Golf Competition in September and we would encourage as many past pupils as possible to use these events as excellent opportunities to renew old and existing friendships that may have been on hold for the past two years.  There will be more opportunities for social gatherings throughout the year which we intend to develop and organise, we will advise these events at the appropriate time.

We will continue to maintain our strong support to pupils and staff at Crescent College Comprehensive SJ through an exciting programme of initiatives - some which are underway and some which are in development.  We will continue to maintain our links with the other Irish Jesuit Past Pupil Unions and the Jesuit Alumnae of Ireland.

I would like to extend our Committee’s good wishes to all our members and their families for a healthy and happy 2022 and we look forward to meeting you at our events throughout the year.


Kind Regards

Kevin Cotter
CCPPU President 2022

Come support CCC in the Munster Senior Schools final on Tuesday 15 March

Following a late win over Bandon Grammar School 17 -15 just a few weeks ago at the Old Crescent grounds in Limerick the CCC Senior team play PBC in the Senior Cup Final in Thomond Park on Tuesday 15 March with KO at 14:00.

The school welcomes all to attend the game at Thomond Park to come and support the school.

The Past Pupils Union would like to wish the entire squad, trainers and all those supporting the best of luck for Tuesday.

Read mote on the recent win and progress to the final here
https://www.munsterrugby.ie/domestic_news/crescent-college-set-up-final-with-pbc-after-dramatic-win-over-bandon-grammar/#domestic_news

Unfortunately the Junior Cup team lost out to PBC in the semi final in a closely fought match.
https://www.limerickleader.ie/news/sport/763499/crescent-college-lose-out-in-munster-schools-junior-cup-semi-final.html

Hockey Success for Crescent Senior Schoolgirls

Crescent College Comprehensive have been crowned SoHockey Munster Schoolgirls Senior Cup champions following their 2-0 win over Mount Mercy, of Cork, at Garryduff. Crescent College now progress to the All-Ireland 'Kate Russell' Series being held in Dangan on March 24 and 25. 

This was the schools 10th time to win the prestigious Munster title in the last 19 years and continues the huge success of the sport in the schools in recent decades. Congratulations to the squad and all trainers and best of luck in the forthcoming matches.

Read more on the win here https://www.limerickleader.ie/news/sport/763823/crescent-college-celebrate-munster-schoolgirls-senior-cup-final-glory.html

Photo Credits : Limerick Leader

As always you can get the latest information on Facebook and on our website https://crescentpast.com

If you've news to share, births, deaths or any past pupils achievements you'd like to share with our members please send to editor@crescentpast.com

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