CBS Celebrates 50 Years

It was exactly 50 years on the 3rd September 2012 since CBS, Glen Road opened the doors to welcome the first intake of pupils to a state of the art second level school.

Br Murt O’ Connell was the first Principal. Other Brothers and lay staff in the early years included Br Jack Walshe, Br Jack Nannery, recently deceased, Mr Paddy Flanagan, Mr Jim Brankin, Mr Davy Rice, Br Aidan Quinlan, Br Thady O’Mahoney, Mr Liam Dugdale, Mr Leslie Lismore, Br Ger Gibbons (Vice-Principal), Br Jones, Mr Tom Cooney, Br Sebastian (Jack) Walshe,  Mr Joe Devlin,  Mr Oliver Campbell, Mr Kieran Dynan, Mr Chris McGonagle, Mr John Watson, Mr Desy Armstrong and Mr Michael Dillon.


Timetable of events to mark the golden jubilee – 3rd September – 7th September

Monday, 3rd September: Golf Classic – Dunmurry Golf Club
Tuesday, 4th September: Art and Photography Exhibition @ Christian Brothers School
Wednesday, 5th September: Mass at 12.30 in the Church of the Holy Spirit, Glen Road
Thursday, 6th September: Trip Down Memory Lane – Visitors Welcome
Friday, 7th September: Black Tie Dinner Dance in the Europa Hotel, Belfast 

(More to follow)