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William Trevor's Schooldays

THE AUTHOR SPENT LESS THAN THREE YEARS AT ST COLUMBA’S COLLEGE IN DUBLIN, BUT THEY HAD A HUGE INFLUENCE ON HIS LIFE AND WORK William Trevor, whose birthday it would have been today, died in November 2016, aged 88..


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.

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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..


Rathfarnham Castle and Philip Wharton

1-Introduction The Irish Hellenic Society began its new season this afternoon (Saturday 27 September) with a guided tour of Rathfarnham Castle..


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....


Adam Clayton: "It took a long time to realise what a mess I'd made"

U2 bassist Adam Clayton has admitted that the band's 2000 album All That You Can’t Leave Behind was the first time he recorded "stone cold sober" and that he is one of "the lucky ones" after coming through battles with drink and mental health..


Warden David Gibbs, RIP

Today the College community mourns as we hear of the death this morning of former Warden, David Gibbs, at the age of 93, in County Laois, (where he and his wife Sally had retired to on leaving the College in 1988)..


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