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Wesley College Rugby are delighted to announce our guest panel of Ryle Nugent, Brent Pope and George Hook at the inaugural Wesley College Rugby Dinner on Saturday 30th March at Old Wesley RFC. Get a table together.. price and contact details to follow. ... See MoreSee Less

Sunday January 20th, 2019

Wesley College Rugby are delighted to announce our guest panel of Ryle Nugent, Brent Pope and George Hook at the inaugural Wesley College Rugby Dinner on Saturday 30th March at Old Wesley RFC.  Get a table together.. price and contact details to follow.

Snr girls game is cancelled the pitch is frozen. ... See MoreSee Less

Thursday January 17th, 2019

 

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Sarah Donnelly you live to fight another day

Best of luck to the Senior Girls Hockey squad and their coaches ahead of their @leinsterhockey1 Senior Cup semi final v The High School tomorrow. The match begins at 12pm in Three Rock Rovers HC!
Updates on the match will be available at: wesleycollege.ie/Sport/Live-Spo…
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Wednesday January 16th, 2019

Best of luck to the Senior Girls Hockey squad and their coaches ahead of their @leinsterhockey1 Senior Cup semi final v The High School tomorrow.  The match begins at 12pm in Three Rock Rovers HC! 
Updates on the match will be available at: wesleycollege.ie/Sport/Live-Spo…

 

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Wished we'd had that flag back in our day ! 💪💪

‪There is a lovely tribute to George Eagar, written by William ‘Billy’ Butt on the Wesley College web site. Click on Information, then Past Pupils Union, then School Bag and scroll down.‬ ... See MoreSee Less

Monday January 14th, 2019

 

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Loved George....a beautiful human being...😇. RIP GE...xx. Thank you Billy Butt for sharing your thoughts!

George was my favourite teacher! Always enjoyed his class! He made maths fun and enjoyable! Sorry to hear, my condolences.

George as coach for the boy’s cricket team.

Really enjoyed George Eagers classes he made maths interesting. Sincere condolences to his family...Carole Budge Beattie

As I said on Billy Butt’s page, George Eager was a very decent man who treated everyone the same. All the girls swooned he was so cute. I loved him as my hockey coach best which are better memories for me than math class. I loved seeing him again at our class reunion in 1993. RIP

My late mother would have been in that classroom too.... thank you William butt... my condolences to the Eagar family

Didn’t he support some irrelevant football team like West Bromwich Albion?

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Calling the class of 1969!
We left school 50 years ago!
We are planning to have a class reunion in Autumn 2019 and are looking at the first week of October. If this sounds like something you are interested in, please send us your up-to-date contact details.
Once we have an approximate number of people interested we can start finalising the date and venue.
Please send your preferred email address and mobile number to; ‪wesleyppu@gmail.com‬.
In due course, we will update you by email regarding the confirmed date and venue.
We are very much looking forward to hearing from you.
Kind regards
Deirdre Chadwick (nee FitzGerald) , Melanie, Joyce, Phyllis, Gordon and Colin.
PS; Please pass it on to all the Class of ‘69
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Monday January 14th, 2019

 

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Holy smokes, I started in Preps that year, very young and innocent!

Harriet Greenlee this was dads year 🤣

You were the first 6th years in the new school!

Trevor Athey

Deirdre Woods

Sylvia Fry this you?

Emma. Tanya. Audrey ??? 1969

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George Eagar’s Funeral Service is on Tuesday, 15th January, at 11.00am in Christ Church, Church Road, Bray, followed by interment in St. Patrick's Churchyard, Powerscourt, Enniskerry. ... See MoreSee Less

Saturday January 12th, 2019

 

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He was a wonderful man and a great inspiration to his students in the maths class and out on the sports field as well! He will be sorely missed and a great loss for the extended Wesley diaspora! Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis! My condolences extend to his family at this sad moment in time!

I’m sad to report that George Eagar, former Maths teacher in the College, passed away yesterday. Funeral details to follow and will be posted in the papers. Our sincere condolences go to his family and friends. May he rest in peace. ... See MoreSee Less

Friday January 11th, 2019

 

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RIP Mr Eager a true gent and a great teacher.... Taught me and my Mum before and we both liked him so much

Mr Eager was a real Gentleman always kind and patient and an excellent Teacher will be remembered with great affection.

Awwww. So sorry to hear this news. A truly lovely, gentle man, always warm and friendly to us boarders when he was on duty. Condolences to his family. RIP. 🤗💗

One of the best and most inspiring matemathicians that I have ever met in my life! Conveyed his love of geometry, algebra and mechanical drawing to this students with ease and enthusiasm and always commanded respect and discipline! Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis! I will definitely make it along to the funeral if I am free tomorrow!

Sad news, lovely man..he was our neighbor at Mount Norris Villas Bray, when I was a child.

He was the best Maths teacher I had, such patience! He also taught me how to dive into the swimming pool, a true gentleman, may he rest in peace.

So very sad to hear this news George was the best maths teacher and the best fun! Many happy memories of classes with him! Sincere wishes to all the family xx

Doesn’t really add up to much😞😞

Mr Eagar, One of life’s true gentlemen; in the classroom, on the hockey pitch & pool side. Huge respect and appreciation for one of a kind. x

Rest In Peace Mr Eager you were one of the special ones 😔

Such a gentle and kind man RIP Mr Eager

Ah no - don't ask me why but in the office he was known as "The Branch" and we had such a laugh with him - a lovely man and so patient with me as I muddled through typing up his exam papers on the old typewriter in the days before computers. May he rest in peace.

Very sad news-he was a lovely man. RIP

R.I.P Mr Eager.You taught my 2 boys & daughter 💙🙏

So sorry to read this. Strangely I was telling someone yesterday a story about Mr Eager! He was a lovely lovely man. RIP.

Lovely man thinking of his family at this time

So terribly sorry to hear this - he was always so very patient and one of life's Good People.

My most favourite teacher ever.

So sad to hear that, Mr. Eagar was one of my favorite teachers.

1 of life's true gentlemen!!! May God Bless all His family & friends @ this time & hold them in His arms xxxx

I'm so sorry to hear that. He was a lovely man & exceptionally patient.

So so sorry to hear the news. Mr Eager was a such a lovely man and teacher.

One of my favourite teachers and hockey coach. A lovely man.

Aw so sad he was such a lovely man x

George Eagar I think, not Edgar.

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As the Young Scientist Exhibition opens today it marks 50 years since Wesley Past Pupil Luke_Drury, Emeritus Professor of Astrophysics at DIAS, won the competition for a piece of equipment he built that assessed the amount of metal in a compund. Luke tweeted today his thanks to Mr O’Connor of Wesley College who allowed him to raid the school lab….Fantastic memory! ... See MoreSee Less

Thursday January 10th, 2019

As the Young Scientist Exhibition opens today it marks 50 years since Wesley Past Pupil Luke_Drury, Emeritus Professor of Astrophysics at DIAS, won the competition for a piece of equipment he built that assessed the amount of metal in a compund.  Luke tweeted today his thanks to Mr O’Connor of Wesley College who allowed him to raid the school lab….Fantastic memory!

 

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I was in there over the long weekend and I was most impressed with the physics, chemistry, biology, maths and social and behavioural sciences projects from across the country including from disadvantaged areas, Gaelscoileanna and Northern Ireland too! The PRIMARY SCHOOL projects from across the country were all most impressive for their given ages as well in at the fair! Luke Drury is an absolute gentleman and a sheer genius and I have attended some of his talks at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (D.I.A.S.) just before he retired during last summer! His retirement party from D.I.A.S. was combined with a ceremony to turn Dunsink Observatory into a site of European Scientific Importance in June 2018 attended by some of the best physicists from across Europe honoring him and other famous Irish scientists too!

‪Calling Alumni from the 1940’s. Beatrice Homan who attended WCD in the 1940’s would like to hear from anyone who was in the college with her. Contact her through our address; wesleyppu@gmail.com‬ ... See MoreSee Less

Tuesday January 8th, 2019

‪Does anyone have a connection with Mabel Weir (nee Carnew). I have another Past Pupil trying to make contact. PM me if you can help.‬ ... See MoreSee Less

Monday January 7th, 2019

 

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She is my aunt. She is still alive and living in Templeogue.

Huge congratulations to Past Pupil Roger Anderson of Athy RFC on winning the Seán O'Brien Hall of Fame award at the recent Leinster Rugby Junior lunch. ... See MoreSee Less

Sunday January 6th, 2019

Huge congratulations to Past Pupil Roger Anderson of Athy RFC on winning the Seán OBrien Hall of Fame award at the recent Leinster Rugby Junior lunch.
Wesley College Alumni added 2 new photos.
Wesley College Alumni

Many thanks to Frazer McDonogh, who’s father Wesley McDonogh attended the College in the 1940s. The photo shows the
Wesley Colege 1st XV 1945-46, with the names on the back.
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Friday January 4th, 2019

Many thanks to Frazer McDonogh, who’s father Wesley McDonogh attended the College in the 1940s.  The photo shows the 
Wesley Colege 1st XV 1945-46, with the names on the back.Image attachment

 

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My father-in-law W. (Billy) Thompson was very excited went we told him about the photo. Two of his granddaughters have followed in their grandfather's footsteps by playing Rugby in Luxemburg, Ireland, Scotland and Italy.

Thanks, my Dad, Roy Ritchie is on the right. He will be delighted to see this photo. He has great memories of his time in Wesley as a student and then later as a teacher 😃👩‍🎓

Happy New Year to the wide Wesley College Family. Here’s to a great 2019! ... See MoreSee Less

Monday December 31st, 2018

 

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I just want to say that 2018 was a fantastic year in terms of the Leinster Commemorations in Dun Laoghaire and the World War One Commemorations in November as well and the Wesley connections to both tragic events! I look forward to more commemorations and celebrations of events associated with Wesley Alumni during 2019 as well!

Save the date: Wesley College Rugby are having a dinner to celebrate rugby in the College. Sat 30th March 2019 in Old Wesley RFC. Check out their FB event page, Wesley College Rugby Dinner. More details to follow.‬ ... See MoreSee Less

Saturday December 22nd, 2018

 

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Robert Alexander

Past Pupil Josh back in the College this morning to do some promo work for the Student Enterprise Program. ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday December 19th, 2018

Past Pupil Josh back in the College this morning to do some promo work for the Student Enterprise Program.

 

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