St Malachy’s CB Primary, Oxford Street

History – Br Maurice Finn

Past Staff

SAMSUNGAn Br Tom Beausang (Wee Beau): Former Principal and Teacher. A Cork man. Rinne sé an-obair go deo leis an Ghaeilge  a chur chun cinn i gCúige Uladh.  Began teaching in the North in Newry and returned there in retirement.
Br Canton:
Br Maurice Finn: 
Br Sullivan:
Br Lynch:



First Holy Communion Class Circa 1955/'56

    First Holy Communion Class Circa 1955/’56

St. Malachy’s [Oxford Street] School – First Holy Communion Class [circa 1955/’56]

Back Row: ———-, ———, V.McKeown, T.Birch, ——–, T. Morrow, ——– ,———, H. McCallum

Third Row:   ?

Second Row: E. Hannratty, Gerry Hadley, ———–, R. Dalziel?   P.Fallon, ———, ———, Frank Kelly

Front Row: Terry Murray, ———-, ———–, ? McCann, ———, G.Dalton,———-, ? McCann

Any help in identifying the missing names from this photo would be greatly appreciated.


David Bell, Francis R Bogue,  John D D’Arcy, James de Largy, Kevin J Donaghy,  Thomasthumbnail_oxford-street-front Dugan, Thomas V Finegan, James F J Bereen, Peter McGarry,

T Birch, G Dalton, R Dalziel, P Fallon, Gerry Hadley, E Hannratty, Frank Kelly, Gabriel McCaffrey, H McCallum, Joe McCormack, V McKeown, T Morrow, Terry Murray,  

Connolly, James Joseph: To St Mary’s, Barrack St until 1935.
Linden, Paddy (Mr): 1933- 1941. Lived in the Markets. Left school at 13. Was an apprentice with a blacksmith. Became a merchant seaman at 18 years old.
McCormack, Joe (Mr): 1950s/60s: Owner, McCormack Associates and Management Consulting.
Phoenix, Éamon (Dr): Historian, Senior Lecturer, Writer. Transferred to St Mary’s CBGS, Barrack St.
Charles (Charlie) Smyth (Mr): Went on to St Mary’s, CBGS, Barrack Street. Civil Servant, Scientific Officer, Veterinary Research Laboratory.