St Mary's College, Dublin
Saint Mary's College C.S.Sp. (Congregatio Sancti Spiritus) is a voluntary boys' primary & secondary school run by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit and located in Rathmines, County Dublin, Ireland. The school was founded in 1890, closed in 1916, and then reopened in 1926. The school colours are blue and white.
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Coláiste Naomh Mhuire
|Motto||Fidelitas in Arduis (Latin)|
Motto in English
|Faithful in difficulty|
|Roman Catholic (Holy Ghost Fathers)|
|President||Fr. John Flavin C.S.Sp.|
|47 full time|
|Colours||Blue and White|
Notable past pupils
Arts and media
- Vincent Dowling – Irish-American director
- Frank Fitzgibbon - editor of The Sunday Times Irish edition
- Larry Gogan – broadcaster
- Ulick O'Connor — writer, historian and critic
- Nicholas Kearns – President of the High Court of Ireland
- Tom O'Higgins – former Chief Justice of Irish Supreme Court
- Paul Dean – Former Irish and Lions rugby player
- Denis Hickie – Former Leinster, Irish and Lions rugby player
- Shane Jennings – Former Leinster, Leicester tigers, barbarians and Irish rugby player
- Kieran Lewis – Former leinster, Munster and irish Rugby player
- Darragh MacAnthony – Chairman of Peterborough United FC
- Ronan McCormack – Former Leinster and UCD Rugby player
- Jack McGrath – Leinster, Ulster, Irish and lions Rugby player
- Rodney O'Donnell – Former Leinster, Irish and Lions rugby player
- Jonathan Sexton – Leinster, racing 92, Irish and Lions rugby player
- Tony Ward – Former Irish and Lions rugby player and League of Ireland footballer. Only person to win in Rugby & FAI Championships
- Darragh Fanning — Former Leinster and Connaught Rugby player
- Declan Fanning — Former Leinster Rugby Player
- Sean Lynch – Former Leinster ,Irish & BILs rugby player
- Peter Boylan — Former Master of the National Maternity Hospital
- Frs. Tom and Earnest Farrell – Founders of the Catholic Boy Scouts of Ireland in 1927
- David O'Sullivan — Former Ambassador of the European Union to the United States of America
- John Mark Redmond – cardiothoracic surgeon and businessperson
- Éamon de Valera – Taoiseach and former president, taught at St. Mary's for a short time in 1915 as a mathematics professor
The following schools were also founded by the Holy Ghost Fathers in Ireland:
St Mary's College Dundalk Louth
St. Mary's College Rugby Club
Saint Mary's College C.S.Sp. is directly associated with the St. Mary's College Rugby Club located in Templeogue. The club has been home to some of Leinster and Ireland's greatest rugby players.
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