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. 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.
Colaiste Mhichil was founded by Edmund Rice, a Christian Brother, to provide education for boys in Limerick city. The school is administrated by a Board of Management. The Christian Brothers remain the trustees of the school.
- Ned Daly, born in 1891. He was the son of Fenian Edward Daly, and the nephew of John Daly, who was a leading member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood and the brother in law of Tom Clarke. Daly was educated by the Presentation Sisters and then the Christian Brothers on Sexton Street. Later he served as commandant of Dublin's 1st battalion in the Easter Rising. He was executed by firing squad in Kilmainham Gaol on 4 May 1916. He is remembered in the Arbour Hill Memorial Park in Dublin.
- John Philip Holland, born in Liscannor, County Clare in 1841. Holland began his studies at Sexton Street in 1853. He was the developer of the first submarines to be commissioned by both the U.S. Navy and Royal Navy. Holland died in 1914 having devoted 57 years of his life to working with submersibles. He is interred at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa, New Jersey.
- Ciaran MacMathuna, broadcaster and authority on Irish music
- J. P. McManus, businessman and racehorse owner
- Kevin O'Doherty
- Diarmuid Scully, member of Limerick City Council and former Mayor of Limerick
- Karl Spain, comedian
There are currently no memorials in the school for Daly or Holland, despite their contributions to Irish and international history respectively.
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