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Dr Jennifer Cassidy posted this on her twitter page yesterday...

I am so grateful to officially announce that I have received a Departmental Lectureship in Global Governance and Diplomacy at the University of Oxford. Its been just 9 years since I applied to do this very Masters, worried I’d never even get in. Today, I received the Lectureship.

Congratulations Jenny from the vast Wesley Alumni. You are a trail blazer.
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Thursday July 11th, 2019

 

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Thank you so much! As I mentioned on Twitter I owe Wesley so much for all that has it brought me and shaped who I have become/becoming and I am forever grateful for all that it has given me 🙌🏻

*Jennifer! And absolutely congratulations!! Xx

Congratulations are due Jenny! Having studied economics and political science as part of my degrees I commend your achievement and hope that you bring academic quality to your position in your respective Oxford College!

Congratulations Jenny.

Wesley College Dublin Alum, class of ‘15 and TU Dublin Product Design Student Daniella Kaligorsky wins Design Innovation Plastics top prize in London. Details on Alum Facebook and Instagram pages.

Danielle came first in the competition for creating a kit to help women understand how to examine themselves for signs of breast cancer. CHECKKIT shows how to conduct a self-examination for breast cancer and includes models that simulate the breast and the physical symptoms of breast cancer. It also has a brochure to explain what to do and how to recognise 12 possible symptoms, along with a notebook to log results. Well done Daniella!
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Tuesday July 9th, 2019

Wesley College Dublin Alum, class of ‘15 and TU Dublin Product Design Student Daniella Kaligorsky wins Design Innovation Plastics top prize in London.  Details on Alum Facebook and Instagram pages.

Danielle came first in the competition for creating a kit to help women understand how to examine themselves for signs of breast cancer.  CHECKKIT shows how to conduct a self-examination for breast cancer and includes models that simulate the breast and the physical symptoms of breast cancer.  It also has a brochure to explain what to do and how to recognise 12 possible symptoms, along with a notebook to log results.  Well done Daniella!

 

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Congratulations to Daniella on such a great prize for Plastics Innovation over in London! I hope that her innovation proves to be an important step in the fight against breast cancer for vulnerable women!

Well done Danielle 👏👏👏

That’s fantastic well done Daniella

Fantastic. Well Done Danielle.

Fantastic 🙌🏻

Robert Simpson

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ASU Golf Outing: Our WCA team came 5th out of 11 schools yesterday.
High School were 1st (winning 2nd year in a row). It was a great day all round.
Delighted to have participants from Class of 2016 Stephen May & Adam Curry-& encourage new alumni to prepare now to help next year!

Phone or text for info at 087/2985840 &
Email for golf outing updates:
lynn_mccrave@hotmail.com
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Saturday July 6th, 2019

ASU Golf Outing: Our WCA team came 5th out of 11 schools yesterday. 
High School were 1st (winning 2nd year in a row). It was a great day all round. 
Delighted to have participants from Class of 2016 Stephen May & Adam Curry-& encourage new alumni to prepare now to help next year!

Phone or text for info at 087/2985840 &
Email for golf outing updates:
lynn_mccrave@hotmail.com

 

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Congratulations to Lynn McCrave for organising such a wonderful golf tournament for Wesley Alumni! I hope that she gets a good response for her golf outing!

Heading to the first Tee in Rathfarnham Golf Club just now.

Today is the ASU golf outing and we have playing on our WCA team Stephen May(class of 2016), Adam Curry(2016), Derek Squires, Alex Byrnes and David Holmes. Goodluck to the lads!
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Friday July 5th, 2019

Heading to the first Tee in Rathfarnham Golf Club just now.

Today is the ASU golf outing and we have playing on our WCA team Stephen May(class of 2016), Adam Curry(2016), Derek Squires, Alex Byrnes and David Holmes. Goodluck to the lads!Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Good luck to the golfers as they venture forth on Rathfarnham Golf Club for their outing! It is great to have a mixture of young and old on the Wesley Golf Outing!

Hey glad to be there to have taken photos and seen you off. Will await on Alex and David’s results too!

Super day to be playing the ASU outing in Rathfarnham Golf Club. Delighted to photo you on your way. Good luck Lads along with Alex and David. Lynn

‪Can anyone help Jehudo? My name is Jehudo Elzas and I graduated from Wesley College in ‘67. I spent 12 years at Wesley, first in Tullamaine and after in St Stephens Green. At present I live in Toronto (45 years) and would like to know if anyone from that year lives in North America.‬ ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday July 3rd, 2019

 

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Hi Jehudo, I remember you very well! I live in Hampton NB. It is a small town just outside Saint John.

I am a good bit younger than you as I left Wesley (Ballinteer) at the end of 5th year (81) knowing I would fail my leaving. I am also in the GTA for the last 7 years with my family, presently on the edge of Brampton and Norval. Hit me up if you want to, as they say over here and any other Wesleyites for that matter.

Hi Jehudo - my Mum, Cherry Sleeman was in your year in Wesley. Her brother Bruce Buttimore finished the year after and also lives in Toronto!

I remember a Nathan Elzas.... is that you? Do you remember me (Billy Butt) I used to go to Maccabi golf club with Brian Davidson on Sundays and Colin Simon and I were friends.... also a guy called Rozenblatt. There are several ex Wesley people living in North America. I will make up a list for you if you give me your e.mail address. Send it to my e.mail: billybee@telia.com

Hi again! If you want to contact me my email address is annelizabethbrownlee@gmail.com I be very happy to hear from you!

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We received the following photos and message from Ann Brownlee. Do you recognize anyone?

I graduated in 1967. I was on the 1st eleven all the way through school. In ‘64 we won the Junior Cup. In ‘66 and ‘67 we got to the final of the Senior Cup but failed to win either game. The photo that was in the Irish Times is of Hilary Bower (Edge) and myself taken at, what I think, was the Spring Fair maybe in ‘63 or ‘64. The class photo was probably taken in ‘66. I was in 5b that year. My years at Wesley we’re some of my happiest and o have so many terrific memories of my time there. Ann Brownlee
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Tuesday July 2nd, 2019

We received the following photos and message from Ann Brownlee.  Do you recognize anyone?

I graduated in 1967. I was on the 1st eleven all the way through school. In ‘64 we won the Junior Cup. In ‘66 and ‘67 we got to the final of the Senior Cup but failed to win either game.  The photo that was in the Irish Times is of Hilary Bower (Edge) and myself taken at, what I think, was the Spring Fair maybe in ‘63 or ‘64. The class photo was probably taken in ‘66.  I was in 5b that year.  My years at Wesley we’re some of my happiest and o have so many terrific memories of my time there.  Ann BrownleeImage attachmentImage attachment

 

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Ann Brownlee are you any relative of Joyce Brownlee who was my year?

Hockey team. L to R back row Emma Bryan, Cherry Buttimore, Carlos McDowell, Maureen Gillian’s, Gina Speirs, Ruth Young. 2nd Row L to R Rev Myles Jackie Jones, Anne Greene, ?? Hilary Edge, Ann Brownlee Miss Latta From Dorothy Gilmore (1968)

The only one I know is the Rev Gerry Myles!

Yes my mum in the hockey photo.....

Clive Bower

Corinne Hughes your mum is in these!

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The Class of 1963 held an informal 56th reunion at the Hampton Hotel in Dublin on Friday 28th June. About 20 past pupils some accompanied by their spouses
attended. The special guest of the evening was former Wesley teacher Ernest Armitage, now 87 years old who was brought to the event by another special guest, the legendary Wesleyan, Robert Grier. The event was organized by Ken Flynn and Billy Butt who came from Sweden with his wife Romute. The event was also attended
by David Grier and his wife Geraldine who live in Melbourne, Australia. Amongst other guests were Alison Galbraith, Ruth Bell (Meridith) Rodney Evans, Arthur Ennis,
Albert Campbell, Arnold Edge, Brian Pillow, Hazel McCullagh and Valeria Grimes. The evening was concluded with the singing of the college hymn.
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Monday July 1st, 2019

 

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This photograph published in the RTE archive. Recognise anyone?

Schoolboys play 'push penny' in Wesley College on Stephen's Green in Dublin city centre, on 12 November 1968. The school relocated to Ballinteer, Dublin in 1969. This shot was taken during the filming of RTÉ Television's 'Signal', a series on religious matters. The programme featuring Wesley College was broadcast on 12 February 1969; the accompanying RTÉ Guide article appeared on 7 February 1969.
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Saturday June 29th, 2019

This photograph published in the RTE archive.  Recognise anyone?

Schoolboys play push penny in Wesley College on Stephens Green in Dublin city centre, on 12 November 1968. The school relocated to Ballinteer, Dublin in 1969. This shot was taken during the filming of RTÉ Televisions Signal, a series on religious matters. The programme featuring Wesley College was broadcast on 12 February 1969; the accompanying RTÉ Guide article appeared on 7 February 1969.

 

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Norman Allison guy with his hand on the table and two from him Philip Byers I think! Hope all good with you Joe!

Myself...I think. To the right of the table.

The boy with fair hair second from the left I think is Richard Courtney

I recognise a few faces but can't put names on them, all day dogs I reckon, nó shine on their shoes! 😂

Kyrsten Baker

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Wesley College Alumni is at Newlands Golf Club.
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Wesley Alumni at Newlands Golf Club. All past pupils and friends were invited for this golf, dinner and lounge social, for the bursary fund - here are a few of the group lining up for a photo!
(Gordon Birche, John Gillis High School, Derek Squires, Avri Citron)
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Wednesday June 26th, 2019

 

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Any from class of ‘95?

Pictures from the WCA golf outing held in Newlands Golf Club yesterday. Pictured are Linda Giles, Deidre Chadwick, Lynn McCrave and Sylvia (Steacy) Ashe ... See MoreSee Less

Saturday June 22nd, 2019

Pictures from the WCA golf outing held in Newlands Golf Club yesterday.  Pictured are Linda Giles, Deidre Chadwick, Lynn McCrave and Sylvia (Steacy) AsheImage attachmentImage attachment

 

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Heather, Show these to your mum would you? Think she knows them

Showing that we are still the number one table, at the Association of School Unions dinner! 😅
Hey guys and girls, if you are around next Friday, please drop over at 2pm to #NewlandsGolfClub to stretch your legs, have a natter and if you like; a spot of food afterwards. Bring your spouse or friends by all means!
Further info: Alan Rufli 0879972401 or David Bursey 0862721759 - Booking unnecessary.
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Monday June 17th, 2019

Showing that we are still the number one table, at the Association of School Unions dinner! 😅
Hey guys and girls, if you are around next Friday, please drop over at 2pm to #NewlandsGolfClub to stretch your legs, have a natter and if you like; a spot of food afterwards. Bring your spouse or friends by all means!
Further info: Alan Rufli 0879972401 or David Bursey 0862721759 - Booking unnecessary.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Looks like David Bursey has not aged at all.

young as you are David Bursey and not (David Young)

Yeah that’s why David Young he is, is going golfing on 21st in Newlands. Who can win against David? How about you Damien?

Must catch up for a pint soon damo you still living shankill

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Friday June 14th, 2019

The class of 1989 are also having a reunion.   Meeting in Old Wesley on Sept 21st from 7.30pm.  All welcome!
Wesley College Alumni updated their status.
Wesley College Alumni

THE CLASS OF 1963 are having an informal reunion in Dublin on 28th June 2019. So far we have about 25 persons attending. Any Class of ‘63 friends who haven’t heard about this and who would like to attend are welcome to send their email contact details to William (Billy) Butt at; billybee@telia.com or to Ken Flynn at; kenflynnart@gmail.com. Spouses are welcome. ... See MoreSee Less

Friday June 14th, 2019

 

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Janice can you please fix my email address. It looks strange with an @ sign in front of the address. The correct address is : billybee@telia.com. Thanks

Can you post something for class of 1989 please? Get together at Old Wesley on Sept 21st from 7.30pm please b.

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All ideas and contributions to this website are warmly welcome and appreciated.

Please contact us if you are organising a class reunion, a social, a sporting event, drinks in the pub, a fundraiser, or anything related to Wesley which you would like to share and promote among past pupils, classmates and friends.

You can also publish directly to our Facebook page!