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Coláiste Dhroichead Nua
Newbridge College and River Liffey
"Veritas, Cur me Persequeris"
|Newbridge, County Kildare|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Deputy principal||Neville Conroy|
|President of the Board||Fr Pat Lucey OP|
|Number of students||781|
|Religious order||Dominican Order|
Newbridge College is a co-educational fee-paying secondary school in Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland, run by the Dominican Order. The Dominican Fathers founded Newbridge College in 1852 as a boarding school for boys. Today, still run by the Dominican Fathers, Newbridge College is a co-educational day school with a student population of just less than 800 students.
- Senator Feargal Quinn, entrepreneur who founded Superquinn
- Cyril Cusack, the Arts
- Hugh Brady, President of University College Dublin
- Mick Quinn, former Irish rugby player and coach
- Jamie Heaslip, Leinster and Irish rugby player. He was part of the British and Irish Lions squad in 2009 and 2013. Current vice-captain of the Irish rugby team.
- Fionn Carr, Connacht rugby player
- Geordan Murphy, Former Leicester Tigers and Irish rugby player. He was part of the British and Irish Lions squad in 2005.
- Louise Quinn, Irish Senior Soccer player
- Tony Buckley, Munster and Irish rugby player
- Johne Murphy, Munster rugby player
- Bernard Jackman, Former Leinster and Ireland rugby player. Currently coach of Grenoble in the French Top 14 Rugby Championship. Former School Captain.
- David Byrne (Irish politician) former Attorney General of Ireland and former EU Commissioner
- Barry Murphy Comedian, best known for his roles in Après Match
- Christy Moore Folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist
- Dave Allen comedian
- William Doyle, CEO of Newbridge Silverware
- Noel M Griffin, Freeman of Waterford City, former CEO of Waterford Crystal
- Fintan Cullen, Art Historian