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We were saddened to learn recently of the death of Lewis Sevitt in Nov 2015. Lewis was a distinguished consultant physician in general and renal medicine in Hillingdon where he lived for many years.
Lewis was born in Dublin (his family originally came from Russia) and was the elder of two brothers. He attended Wesley in the 1950s where he excelled academically and became Head Boy, the first Jewish head boy in the school. He was very much involved with the drama productions of the school.
He went on to study medicine at Trinity where he continued to show his academic ability by winning every prize and medal every year and in 1960 was made a scholar (Lewis’ award was the first scholarship awarded for medicine)
His full obituary can be read here: munksroll.rcplondon.ac.uk/Biography/Details/7187
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Wednesday April 26th, 2017

We were saddened to learn recently of the death of Lewis Sevitt in Nov 2015.  Lewis was a distinguished consultant physician in general and renal medicine in Hillingdon where he lived for many years. 
Lewis was born in Dublin (his family originally came from Russia) and was the elder of two brothers.  He attended Wesley in the 1950s where he excelled academically and became Head Boy, the first Jewish head boy in the school. He was very much involved with the drama productions of the school.  
He went on to study medicine at Trinity where he continued to show his academic ability by winning every prize and medal every year and in 1960 was made a scholar (Lewis’ award was the first scholarship awarded for medicine)
His full obituary can be read here:  http://munksroll.rcplondon.ac.uk/Biography/Details/7187

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Did not know that Lewis had passed away , we used to play together as children with Harvey and my late brother Eric Cohen , we also lived in lovely Bushy Park Road , happy memories of our youth .

Lewis and Harvey lived across from my grandparents in Bushy Park Road. What a distinguished career he had. A very brilliant man

A wonderful tribute

Such a lovely tribute to a lovely man

Thank you for sharing.

Mum (Joy) have you seen this? And Carol-Ann?x

I have read it cause Rosemarie wrote it and sent me a copy

Ruth, mum (Patricia)

Ann I think this should be put on Shalom Ireland.

Suzanne Neville

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Fascinating video featuring former pupil Stephen McCabe ! We wish you all the best with McCabe's Coffee

Bunzl Irish Merchants Coffee Shop
When Clive McCabe bought a small coffee roaster and stuck it in his garage in 1997, he became one of Ireland's first micro coffee roasters, and started a business at a time that Ireland was really only waking up to coffee. We talk with his son Stephen, manager and master coffee roaster, about the set up in Wicklow, from where they supply coffee to cafe owners across the island.
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Wednesday March 22nd, 2017

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Fantastic! Didn't know this coffee business was a school mate and based in Wicklow!😃

Maith an fear agus go n-éirí an bóthar libh freisin! I am delighted that a Wesleyan has started such a successful coffee business and made such a great job of it too!

Class of 1987 is having their 30 year reunion on Saturday 28th October 2017 in Old Wesley Rugby Club at 8.00pm. ... See MoreSee Less

Thursday March 2nd, 2017

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The class of 1987 was a fabulous year! I wish them all a fantastic class reunion and great fun as they reacquaint once again!

Paula Johnson is that David's year?

Amanda Harrison

A schools rugby question... The JCT are into the last 8 of the Junior Cup having beaten St. Andrews this week. Anyone know when the last time Wesley got this far was? All I have is Semi-final in 1989 and Final in 1990 but surely some success since then?

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1989 - Semi Final
1990 - Final
1997 - Qtr Final
1999 - Qtr Final
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2010 - Qtr Final
2017 - Qtr Final
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Friday February 10th, 2017

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Ray McIlreavey's team in the early 1990s. Just ahead of Miller, Brian Moore et al. Not sure how they did in JCT.

Did they not play Clongowes in a quarter or semi final around '91?

Quarters in '97 & '99

JCT beat Belvedere in the first round of 09/10 season. Played Blackrock in QF.

Bryan Condell your year 1990🏈

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Just as we all thought that the Christmas celebrations were drawing to a close, the class of '06 had one more reason to celebrate in 2016! On December 28th, our 10 year school reunion took place under the festive decorations and fairy lights of Bar Rua on Clarendon Street.

In arranging the event, Facebook provided the necessary communication tools, and it wasn't long before word had spread that the much anticipated 10 year reunion was actually going to take place! The event was well attended, with friends joining from the UK, Germany, Australia and even Afghanistan, with the festive season of course aiding in many of these returns.

It was absolutely wonderful to look around the room and watch the group come together, converse and catch up in such a natural and cohesive manner - reflective of the special group of students that made up the class of '06. 10 years on and it seemed that in many ways people had not changed at all! Although perhaps that is more reflective of my evolving perception of age and adulthood! There was music, drinks, laughter and some platters of food kindly funded by the Past Pupils Union for which we were all most grateful. And the night didn't stop there! Bar Rua was followed by plenty of dancing and good times in Pygmalion Bar just around the corner, with the night going on 'till the wee hours with friends of old and new.

On behalf of the class of '06, a special thank you to Lynn McCrave who kindly attended our reunion and said a few warm words, and to the Wesley College Past Pupils Union for their generous donation. A wonderful night and fantastic opportunity to reconnect with such a great group of friends. - Ronan Motyer (Class of '06)
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Tuesday February 7th, 2017

Just as we all thought that the Christmas celebrations were drawing to a close, the class of 06 had one more reason to celebrate in 2016!  On December 28th, our 10 year school reunion took place under the festive decorations and fairy lights of Bar Rua on Clarendon Street. 

In arranging the event, Facebook provided the necessary communication tools, and it wasnt long before word had spread that the much anticipated 10 year reunion was actually going to take place! The event was well attended, with friends joining from the UK, Germany, Australia and even Afghanistan, with the festive season of course aiding in many of these returns.

It was absolutely wonderful to look around the room and watch the group come together, converse and catch up in such a natural and cohesive manner - reflective of the special group of students that made up the class of 06. 10 years on and it seemed that in many ways people had not changed at all! Although perhaps that is more reflective of my evolving perception of age and adulthood! There was music, drinks, laughter and some platters of food kindly funded by the Past Pupils Union for which we were all most grateful. And the night didnt stop there! Bar Rua was followed by plenty of dancing and good times in Pygmalion Bar just around the corner, with the night going on till the wee hours with friends of old and new.

On behalf of the class of 06, a special thank you to Lynn McCrave who kindly attended our reunion and said a few warm words, and to the Wesley College Past Pupils Union for their generous donation. A wonderful night and fantastic opportunity to reconnect with such a great group of friends. - Ronan Motyer (Class of 06)

The Senior Carol Service took place on Thursday 15th December in the Myles Hall in Wesley College. This was an uplifting programme of seasonal carols and music together with an address by Rev. Nigel Mackey. The choirs were led by Ms Dowzard and Ms Doyle and the surprise accompanist was none other than our own, Mr Frank Hughes. The night was an enormous success and much appreciated by the audience. I was delighted to see so many past pupils returning to their Alma Mater. - Lynn McCrave ... See MoreSee Less

Monday February 6th, 2017

The Senior Carol Service took place on Thursday 15th December in the Myles Hall in Wesley College. This was an uplifting programme of seasonal carols and music together with an address by Rev. Nigel Mackey. The choirs were led by Ms Dowzard and Ms Doyle and the surprise accompanist was none other than our own, Mr Frank Hughes. The night was an enormous success and much appreciated by the audience. I was delighted to see so many past pupils returning to their Alma Mater. - Lynn McCrave

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Saturday November 26th, 2016

Superstar! Well done Josh!

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Lions 2017?

Well done Josh! I was class of '75 with your auntie Aleida!

Well done Josh congratulations

Congratulations Josh

He, truly deserved the honour, great win ☘☘

Eóin O'Ferrall

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