Dr Sean O’Donnell, pictured here with Rockwell College Principal Audrey O’Byrne, at the launch of his book on Saturday evneing.
Dr O’Donnell said he was delighted that it was launched on the same day as the death of the eminent Poet Canon Sheahan. He thanked the Holy Ghost community and Rockwell College for all the help they had given. Other speakers included College Principal Ms Audrey O’Byrne, Fr Brendan Hally on behalf of the Holy Ghost Order who gave an insightful history of the College and Flan Garvey, President of the Past Pupils Union. The book itself which spans some 500 pages provides a detailed history of the College as well a list of all pupils from 1935 to present as well as a comprehensive list of all teachers who have taught at the college. The book retails at €25 and is available from Eason’s in Clonmel, Bookworm in Thurles or by contacting the College itself on (062)61444.