was a secondary school, on the north side of Cork City
. It is a former seminary, and attached to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cork and Ross
. It closed its doors as a secondary school in June 2006.
It was the alma mater of some well-known Corkonians. Those most notable today are Bill O'Herlihy
, Timothy Smiddy
, Joe Walsh, Owen O'Callaghan, John Gardiner
, Tom Kenny
, Mark Foley
, Johnny Crowley
, Kevin Murray
,Ken O'Neill, Brendan Bowe, Robin Power, Finbar Wright
, Robert Stack, Clement Foley, Tim Allen.
Famous Cork historian and author, Tim Horgan (Hoggy) is also a former student of the college and later Tim spent most of his working life as a teacher who had a positive influence, both academic and sporting on many of the students he thought. "I wouldn't be where I am today without the guidance of Tim Horgan" Robert Stack 2008.
The school was a successful at hurling
, having won the Dr. Harty Cup
and Dr. Croke Cup
on several occasions. Read More