These are a few of the most notable past students of Cistercian College Roscrea.

Brian Cowen – Former Taoiseach
Dick Spring – Former international rugby player and Tanaiste
Donal Spring – Former Rugby International and Solicitor.
David Andrews – Barrister and former Minister for Foreign Affairs
Jim Glennon – Former international rugby player and former TD
Conor Brady – Former Editor of The Irish Times
Barry Cowen – Fianna Fáil TD
Willie Mullins – Racehorse trainer and former jockey
Séamus Hennessy – All-Ireland medallist with Tipperary (Hurling)
Gavin Duffy – International rugby player
Ned Byrne – International Rugby player and Kilkenny hurler.
Conor McCullagh – Irish Olympian
Martin McElroy – Olympic Gold Medal coach in rowing.
Raymond Hernan – Chief Executive Bus Eireann
Michael Dwan – Chief Executive Gowan Group
Mark Redmond – Chief Executive American Chamber
Bill O’Brien – Managing Director Brady Family Ham Group
Sean McCann – Former Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.

Rory O’Connell – Chef and Head of Ballymaloe Cookery School
Tom O’Connell – Restauranteur
Sean O’Brien – Connacht Rugby player
John Burns – Editor of The Sunday Times Irish Edition
Kieran Fitzgerald – Garda Ombudsman
Noel O’Callaghan – Founder O’Callaghan Hotel Group
Joe Hayes – Retired Diplomat
Cormac Bourke – Editor, Sunday Independent
Eoghan McMahon – Musician and singer in “Taken”
Tiernan O’Halloran – Irish Rugby player
Conor Faughnan – AA Roadwatch
Arthur Spring – Labour TD
Stephen Hanley – General Manager Shelbourne Hotel.
M.J. Nolan – Former Fianna Fail T.D.
Tom Enright – Former Fine Gael T.D.
John Geary – Professor of Business UCD
Mark Ryan – Former Managing Director Accenture


Website of the Cistercian College Past Pupils Union

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Dates for your diary

 

DATEEVENTDETAILS
Wednesday, February 27thFr. Peter Garvey Memorial Lecture at 7.00 p.m. in the College Assembly HallGuest Speaker: Mr Tomi Reichenthal, Holocaust Survivor
Saturday, March 2ndCCR Gala Ball, County Arms Hotel, Birr.

This is a Black Tie event with a Prosecco Reception and a Banquet Meal, Live Music and Entertainment.

Please click on the following link to book your tickets: https://tinyurl.com/yb2tdxfl
Sunday, March 3rdCentral Committee Meeting@ 12.00 Noon in the College Boardroom
Friday, March 8thAnnual Dublin Dinner in the St. Stephen’s Green ClubTickets for the event can be purchased on the Dublin branch website and cost €80 each, with a discounted rate for students.
https://www.ccrunion-dublin.ie/annual-dinner-ww1/standard-ticket
Monday, April 29thDublin Branch AGMhttps://www.ccrunion-dublin.ie/
Thursday, May 2ndUL ConcertThe students of Cistercian College, Roscrea perform in their 9th annual Musica Vivit Gala Musical Evening in the University Concert Hall Limerick.
Friday, May 17thSixth Year Graduation Mass in Abbey Church@ 4pm followed by Graduation Dinner in the College and presentation of Union Ties
Saturday, May 18thSouth West Branch Dinner, Sundays Well Tennis ClubContact: Mr Gerald Mc Carthy: geraldmccarthy66@gmail.com
Friday, June 21stDublin Golf Outing, Elm Park Golf & Sports Club, Dublin 4Contact: Mr Liam Nicholl: nicholl@perfast.com
Saturday, August 3rd3rd Annual CCR Day at the Races – Galway RacecourseThis year marks the 150th Anniversary of the Galway Races and CCR past pupils, family members and friends will be there to celebrate in style. This exclusive event includes entry to the races, champagne reception, lunch in the corporate suites, private bar and tote facilities and a private balcony with panoramic views of the racing.

 

Prices and booking information will be circulated shortly.

Saturday, September 14thAbbot’s Cup Golf Outing, Roscrea Golf ClubContact: Ms Katherine Donovan, Union Secretary: katherine.donovan@ccr.ie
Sunday, September 15thMass for deceased pastmen at 10.30am in the Abbey Church

 

Union AGM at 12.00 noon in the College Boardroom
Friday, October 18thDublin Business & Networking LunchFitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club