CBS Sexton Street

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CBS Sexton Street is a Christian Brothers secondary school located in Limerick, Ireland. The school is renowned for hosting the J. P. McManus Scholarship Awards.[1] The school has approximately 500 students. The current principal is Denis O'Connor, and the current vice principal is Elaine O'Connell.

The school won the senior boys' FAI All Ireland soccer championship in 2007 and 2008. In 2012, they lost the final against St. Aidans, Cork.

Past students include J. P. McManus,[1] Karl Spain, Diarmuid Scully, Kevin O'Doherty and Ciaran MacMathuna.

History[edit]

Colaiste Mhichil was founded by Edmund Rice, a Christian Brother, to provide education for boys in Limerick city.[2] The school is administrated by a Board of Management. The Christian Brothers remain the trustees of the school.

Notable students[edit]

There are currently no memorials in the school for Daly or Holland, despite their contributions to Irish and international history respectively.

Notable teachers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Duggan, Barry (26 September 2009). "Mcmanus awards bursaries to lucky students". independent.ie. 
  2. ^ "A Brief History". Colaiste Mhichil CBS Sexton Street. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 

Coordinates: 52°39′35″N 8°37′18″W / 52.65972°N 8.62167°W / 52.65972; -8.62167