Moyle Park College

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Moyle Park College is a secondary school in Clondalkin, South Dublin, Ireland. The school was established by the Marist Brothers in 1957 [1] and grew rapidly, as did the population of the local area.

In 2007 Moyle Park College celebrated its Golden Jubilee.[1] On 13 October a ceremony was held in the sports hall to mark the occasion. This was attended by the then President of Ireland Mary McAleese who also opened the Golden Jubilee Garden. The current[when?] principal is Maurice Hartigan who took over from Aidan Clarke in September 2012.

Notable past pupils include the late Mark Flynn, former front man for the folk/rock band Boolabus based in Helsinki Finland, Irish politician and government minister John Curran, Dublin Senior Football Manager Jim Gavin, Longford Senior Football Manager Jack Sheedy, Former Dublin Senior Footballer Derek Murray, Olympic boxer Kenny Egan, TV presenter Brian Ormond

During the summer months the college is host to Moyle Park English Language College. This summer project sees more than 300 international students come to the college to learn English as a second language. Students come from Argentina, Brazil, Spain, France and Italy and stay in the Clondalkin, Palmerstown, Tallaght and Lucan areas of Dublin. The current[when?] director is Siobhan O'Neill. The academic director is Anne Marie Maddock.

Sport[edit]

GAA

  • Dublin U16 'D' Football Champions 2011/2012/2013
  • Leinster U16 'D' Football Runners-Up 2011/2012

Basketball

  • All Ireland U16 'B' Runners-Up 2012

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Coordinates: 53°19′14″N 6°23′48″W / 53.3205°N 6.3968°W / 53.3205; -6.3968