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The College have tweeted the following message this morning, please pass on to anyone who might need to know.. thanks.

Secondhand uniform sale this Saturday 8 Aug, Classroom Block, 9-11.30am. Social distancing guidelines apply. No trying on clothes. Purchases paid for on the day by cash. Proceeds/unsold items to be collected 11.30–12.30pm. Unclaimed articles donated to charity.
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Friday August 7th, 2020

Chemistry Olympiad Ireland tweeted the following yesterday...
“Well done to our Chemistry Olympiad team representing Ireland today - Ceri, Joe & Michael were in @TCD_Chemistry and Auriel was in Coleraine. They completed a 5 hour (😳) theory exam in masks with social distancing”.
Congratulations Ceri Arnott, amazing!
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Chemistry Olympiad Ireland tweeted the following yesterday...
“Well done to our Chemistry Olympiad team representing Ireland today - Ceri, Joe & Michael were in @TCD_Chemistry and Auriel was in Coleraine. They completed a 5 hour (😳) theory exam in masks with social distancing”.
Congratulations Ceri Arnott, amazing!

Sunday July 26th, 2020

Great news from Victoria Johnston, both of her Debut singles are up for consideration for 4 Grammy Award nominations. You can support her by going to her artist Spotify profile page and having a listen. GO VICTORIA!!

open.spotify.com/artist/7IVnLwZl11OR99tudSXi3n?si=3kzJTuVVTsaX2XVm19PoNw
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Wednesday July 8th, 2020

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Thank you for sharing!

Class of ‘83. Photo taken in 1982 when they were in 5th year. Thanks Hok Siong Wong for the memory.
Are you in this one?
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Class of ‘83.  Photo taken in 1982 when they were in 5th year.  Thanks Hok Siong Wong for the memory.  
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Thursday July 2nd, 2020

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What a wonderful time of my life. So many familiar faces! Hope you are all doing well!

Great memories - 37 years eh? Hope you are all well.

I was not the brainiest but very proud to be a part of our year of 1983.

I left in '81 just after Intermediate Cert, but this was my year 😍 Lovely seeing all the faces Boarded from '76-81, formative years!

My brother Paul Blair is there

Oh that’s fab. Doesn’t seem 37 years ago!

Can't remember the ministers name! Anyone?

Peter Payton Andrew Marshall

Great memories!

Linda good Karen Loane Lucy gyres marina guest

Reverend Hamilton

Heather Baileys got the giggles !!

My brother Johnathan Kellett is, also Ivan Sheppard

Brings back fun memories Hok Siong Wong 😊. Suzanne, Marian, Karen, Carol, Nicola, Janet, Ian, Ian, Susan, Hazel, Denise, Hilary, Heather..... I’ve missed loads but just tagged a few for starters 😊

Mr Duncan looks so virile.

I’m there! Hello classmates, what’s happening? 😋

Yes ....

Alma Hobson

John Strevens behind me, back row.

Front left is Stephen rue and Karl Cazzini

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This photo was taken in 1959, it is the class of ‘65 when they were in Prep A with Mrs Brown. It was sent in by Margaret McKenna (nee McMillan). She said; “Also in the photo is Wally Devers. I'm fairly sure one of the pupils is Gerald Myles son, Richard. Second from the left on the front row. I am the one third from the left in the middle row”. Are you in this photo? ... See MoreSee Less

This photo was taken in 1959, it is the class of ‘65 when they were in Prep A with Mrs Brown.  It was sent in by Margaret McKenna (nee McMillan).  She said; “Also in the photo is Wally Devers. Im fairly sure one of the pupils is Gerald Myles son, Richard. Second from the left on the front row. I am the one third from the left in the middle row”.  Are you in this photo?

Thursday July 2nd, 2020

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I was a year behind and Henry Bird was in our year. Next to Alan Boate in front row is the late Gordon Gray. Could 3rd from left be Brian Cornish? Is Scott McNutt perhaps one of the blonde guys? Alan Mathews in the back row? George Leech? Many names come back to mind when I had to bring my detention to Brosnan’s class the next day and be humiliated and often brought to tears in front of these guys. One of the few bad memories of WCD.

L to R, starting in the back row. Pat ???, Alan Kron, Heather Johnson, Johnny Burrows, ???, ???, Lorraine Squire, Philippa Green, Pauline Vanderzee, Stephen Good, Margaret McMillan, Patrick McEwan, Stephanie Kew, Gregory Richardson, ???, Richard Myles, Henry Bird, Michael Gilbert, Brian Egan, Robert Kirkpatrick, Alan Boate, ???, Susan Holmes. I'm open to correction on some of these names.

4th from right in the front row is Robert Kirkpatrick, the Vice Principal Wm Kirkpatrick's son. 2nd from the left front row is the Principal's son Richard Myles. Farthest to the right on her own (front row) is Susan Holmes whose siblings Rosemary, Roy and Diana were both at Wesley..Rosemary was in the Class of 1953, Roy who became a commissioned officer in the RAF was a year or two behind her and Diana was my year 1963. Their father Herbert Holmes was a very famous jockey who won the Irish Derby in the late 1950's.They are all living in the United States.I recognize almost every other face in the photo but can't for the love of me put names to all the faces. 😀 Poor Willy Devers - he was such a nice man when I think about it although every time he gave us detention for being naughty, he always started by saying "This hurts me as much as it hurts you" - I'll bet you anything that many of you border boys will remember that ! But he was a decent fellow - sadly missed. 😀😀.

Thanks to Dudley Dolan for this photo. He said it is Class 11A also taken in 1954 without Gerald Myles. The teachers are Sam Magee and Mary Smith. It seems that the photographer in 1954 liked this location rather than the front steps. ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks to Dudley Dolan for this photo.  He said it is Class 11A also taken in 1954 without Gerald Myles.  The teachers are Sam Magee and Mary Smith.  It seems that the photographer in 1954 liked this location rather than the front steps.

Wednesday July 1st, 2020

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Many Epworth memories come to mind when I recognize many of these faces, and who could ever forget our intrepid leader, "Smithy"? Valerie Ellis ( Barkman)

Again, can anyone see similarities to this girl, name is Joan and dated 1949

Sam Magee ? Also called George Magee,went to teach in Raphoe.

Thanks to Mark Cazzini, who sent this photo in on behalf of his Uncle, Don Cazzini, Class of ‘55. This was taken in 1954 when they were in 5th year. Donald Cazzini is the last boy, front row on the RHS. Do you know anyone else in the photo?

Mark’s father Hans Cazzini also attended Wesley College.

Mark and his brother Karl also attended, year of ‘83 and ‘86 respectively.

His daughter Emily Cazzini year of 2019 and Son Jonathan Cazzini attending just completed 3rd year. Great family connection to The College.
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Thanks to Mark Cazzini, who sent this photo in on behalf of his Uncle, Don Cazzini, Class of ‘55.  This was taken in 1954 when they were in 5th year.  Donald Cazzini is the last boy, front row on the RHS. Do you know anyone else in the photo?

Mark’s father Hans Cazzini also attended Wesley College.

Mark and his brother Karl also attended, year of  ‘83 and ‘86 respectively.

His daughter Emily Cazzini year of 2019 and  Son Jonathan Cazzini attending just completed 3rd year.  Great family connection to The College.

Tuesday June 30th, 2020

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Front row Leonard Moore, Brian Little, John Gibson, Lesley Gill, Malcolm Nuzum, Lesley Cowper, Donald Cazzini.

Oh yes I remember little Hans Cazzini and his remarkable journey to Ireland... Didn't Don Cazzini work for Rex Robert's studio? You will gather my vintage so forgive me if I am having "" flights of fancy"" but I picked out : Hazel Thompson, Sheila Veale, Elaine Bradshaw (golfer) and Brenda Irwin.

Dear Mark, sending greetings to Don from my father Gordon Cadle. He remembers your Uncle in school he was a year ahead of him.

I remember Don and Hans Cazzini. The teachers in the photo are Mr. Hardiman and Miss Abernethy as far as I can recall. Other names that spring to mind are Hilda Tennant, Sheila Price, Margaret Gordon??, Len Moore?? and Leslie Gill. Also regards to Gordon Cadle not in photo but mentioned in comment.

wonder if this girl is one of them, drawing dated 1949, her name is Joan which is all I know of her. Artist was Betty Moore, whose husband Samuel who died in 1924 had been maths teacher at Wesley. any info welcome, thank you!

Front row left to right. Leonard Moore,

Back row Hilda Tennant, Dorothy Tomlin, 3? 4? 5 Doreen Webster, 6? 7 Audrey Tully, 8? 9?. Teachers Mr Hardiman and Miss Abernethy

Interesting so many more girls than boys in that class. I started in Wesley in A Upper the following year but remember a couple of the names who were 6th form then, form hockey I think, Hilda Tennnant and Sheila Price. My sister Shirley was three years older than me so would have known more of them.

I was in that year in Wesley and remember some of the names. Back Row L/R Hilda Tennant, Dorothy Tomlin, Pamela Rickard, ? Roe, Doreen Webster, Joan? McKee,Audrey?, not sure, Sylvia McCrea, Middle Row. Joan Stein, me Jean Galloway, Rosemary?, Sheila Price, can't remember, Thelma?, Ann Veale, can't remember. Front Row. Leonard Moore, Brian Little, John Gibson?, Leslie Gill, Malcolm Nuzum, William Cowper, and Don Cazzini. I would be very interested to know how many of this class are still around. A long shot as I am 82!! Good wishes to everyone.

Middle row 1. Joan Stein, 2? 3? 4 Sheila Price, 5? 6? 7 Ann Stein (maybe) 8?

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Making a Difference is a wonderful opportunity for recent past Wesley pupils. The College is seeking to support pupils of the class of 2019 or 2020, or past pupils who completed 6th Year in the College in the years 2015-2018. This support will comprise a financial contribution towards their endeavour to enable them to undertake their making a difference project. Go to the college web site for an application form and have a read of some of the projects that the 175 Making a Difference has helped out over recent months. They are FAB! ... See MoreSee Less

Making a Difference is a wonderful opportunity for recent past Wesley pupils. The College is seeking to support pupils of the class of 2019 or 2020, or past pupils who completed 6th Year in the College in the years 2015-2018.  This support will comprise a financial contribution towards their endeavour to enable them to undertake their making a difference project. Go to the college web site for an application form and have a read of some of the projects that the 175 Making a Difference has helped out over recent months. They are FAB!

Thursday June 18th, 2020

Dudley Dolan posted this photo of his Wesley 150 umbrella. Isn’t it lovely? Anyone else have one? ... See MoreSee Less

Dudley Dolan posted this photo of his Wesley 150 umbrella.  Isn’t it lovely?  Anyone else have one?

Thursday June 11th, 2020

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Need one now 🌧🌧🌧💨

Loved mine but disappeared at a match ..... Will there be 175 umbrellas for sale?

Where do you get them?

1983 Boys side also got to the Leinster Senior Cup final losing to a strong Belvedere team. Thanks to Rob Quin for the terrific photo. ... See MoreSee Less

1983 Boys side also got to the Leinster Senior Cup final losing to a strong Belvedere team.  Thanks to Rob Quin for the terrific photo.

Friday June 5th, 2020

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Talented team 🏏

‪Thanks to Carol Metchette, Class of ‘83 for this gem. It’s the Wesley Snr Cricket team who lost to KH in the 1983 Leinster Schools Cup final.‬ ... See MoreSee Less

‪Thanks to Carol Metchette, Class of ‘83 for this gem.  It’s the Wesley Snr Cricket team who lost to KH in the 1983 Leinster Schools Cup final.‬Image attachment

Friday June 5th, 2020

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Incredible seeing this pic again after so many years of our cricketing days in school with my mum and dad in the picture .What fun we had and the Wesley girls turned out to be a pretty awesome team for their first year too !

The first year of girls cricket in Wesley. They said it would never catch on!! Most of us had never played before. We had lots of fun and great to see many girls still playing cricket in Wesley.

Great photo....sporting legends one & all... Met JR Snr for 1st time on a YM tour to Bath in ‘87....great friend for many years... Always left his company in better form....🍸

The late great J.R. Ridgeway too RIP

Wow, don’t even remember!!!!! 🥺

Seemed a close game in the end go on kh!!

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