Past Pupils – 1970s – St Mary’s

Armstrong, Pat (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (Rossa, Belfast)
Bannon, David (Mr):
Final Year 1978: HND, BSc, UU. Financial Adviser at Quantum3 Financial Services Sesame Friends Life.
Barry, John (Mr): Former teacher in CBS, Glen Road.
Barry, Paul (Mr): Final Year 1977: Former Principal of La Salle College, Belfast. Former teacher of science in St Mary’s CBGS.
Battisti, Tom (Mr): Final Year 1975. Senior Technical Program Manager, Infospace Corp, Washington, USA. 

Rónán Bennett

Rónán Bennett

Bennett, Rónán (Dr): Novelist, Screenwriter.
Bennet, Sean:  (Mr): O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
Boylan, K. (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (St Teresa’s, Belfast)
Brankin, Steve (Dr): Final Year 1980: VP Engagement and Innovation at Northern Regional College. Founder and Chief Executive of Asidua Ltd.  
Breslin, T (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (St Teresa’s, Belfast)

Paul Clarke UTV

Paul Clark UTV

Clark, Paul  (Mr): Presenter, UTV.
Collins, Eddie (Mr): Final Year 1973. BA, QUB. Former Teacher of French and Head of Careers in St Mary’s CBGS. Chair of Conference Committee at NISCA

Cooper, Paul  (Mr): Pharmacist, Business Person. Currently a Director with the Edmund Rice Schools Trust (NI). O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
Coyle, Paddy (Mr): O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974

Coyle, Ray (Mr): O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
Crozier, Kevin (Mr): Supervisor Geomatics at Devon Energy, Houston, Texas. O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
Cullen, Gerry (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (St Teresa’s, Belfast) Former Head of Italian, St Mary’s CBGS. Retired.
Darragh, Michael (Mr):  O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974
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Downey, Paul (Dr/Mr):  Final Year 1980. Consultant Surgeon, Urology, Coleraine Hospital.
Crudden, Gerry (Mr): Former school Principal,  St Paul’s PS, Belfast.

Crudden, Malachy (Mr): Former school Principal. Senior Adviser with CCMS.
Crummey, P (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (O’Donnell’s, Belfast)

Prof Dermot Diamond

Prof Dermot Diamond

Diamond, Dermot (Prof): Former Teacher in St. Mary’s. Currently Director of the National Centre for Sensor Research at DCU (www.ncsr.ie) and a Principal Investigator with the SFI CSET CLARITY.
Donnelly, Ciarán (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (St Gall’s, Belfast)
Gallagher, Dessie: O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.

Gallagher, John (Mr): Final Year 1979. Marian College. Director at GT Media.
Giffen, Ray (Mr): BA. Events Manager at 174 Trust.
Goldsmith, Terry (Mr):
 Final year 1979. Fundraising Coordinator RSPB, Ashton Centre. Former Senior Bank Official,  First Trust Bank. Debating at school. Founder Member of Friends of the Bog Meadows.
Gough, Kevin (Mr):   Former Principal of Edmund Rice College, Glengormley.
Graham, Michael (Mr): O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
Growcott, Paul (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (St Teresa’s, Belfast)
Haughey, Paul (Mr): Final Year 1971. Solicitor, Campbell and Haughey, Lurgan. MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (St Peter’s, Lurgan)
Heaney, Brendan (Mr):  O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
Hopkins, John (Mr): Final Year 1978. Sales & Development Director at Irwins Bakery.
Hughes, John G. (Prof): Elected the second president of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth in 2004  for a ten-year term and was Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the National University of Ireland. He resigned this post in September 2010 to take up the position of  Vice-Chancellor at Bangor University, Wales.
Jennings, Liam (Mr): Former teacher in Edmund Rice College. Title winning footballer and waterpolo player at school.
Johnston, Philip (Dr): Final Year 1974. Senior Lecturer in Spanish, Spanish and Portuguese, School of Languages and Literatures, University College Dublin.
Kennedy, Paul (Prof): Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford since 2006 and Head of Clinical Psychology at Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust, with specific clinical responsibilities for the National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.
Larkin, John F.  (Mr): QC. Currently Attorney General,  Northern Ireland.

John Larkin QC Attorney General

John Larkin QC
Attorney General

Lenfestey, Charles (Mr): Final Year 1976.  Business Development Officer at LIFT-Advice.
Mallon, Paddy (Mr):  Quantity Surveyor.
Business Man. O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974. Team Captain.
Marley, Thomas (Mr): The education I got at St Mary’s was second to none . I attended in the late 60’s -early 70’s . My class was the first in the Glen Rd school from Barrack St. Such memories . Greetings from New York where I have lived since 1972 !
McCaffrey, Gabriel (Mr): Final Year 1972. Barrack St and Glen Road. St Malachy’s PS, Oxford St. VP Business Development, RealDecoy, Ottawa, Ontario.
McCarthy, Brian (Mr): Accountant
McCarthy, Martin (Mr): First Trust/Allied Irish Bank
McCloskey, Gerard (Fr): Former PP of St Agnes’ Parish, Belfast. Currently Administrator, Holy Family Parish.
McConville, Colm (Mr):  O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
McCrory, Frank (Mr): Final Year 1977. IVA Officer at Grant Thornton.
McFadden, Gerry (Mr): O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974. 

McFerran, Kevin (Dr): Final Year 1974. General Practitioner, Ballyowen Health Centre.  O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
McGowan, P. (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971.
McGranaghan, Michael (Mr): O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.

McGuinness, Joe (Mr): Final Year 1974: Principal, St Matthew’s Primary School, Belfast. O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
McHugh, Gerry (Mr): Dentist. MacRory and Hogan Cup Winning Captain 1971. Also All-Ireland O’Keefe Hurling winner.
McHugh, Seamus (Dr): General Practitioner, Ballyowen Health Centre. 
 O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
McIlhatton, Paddy (Mr):  O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
McKenna, Eugene (Dr): Currently Global Solutions Business Development Director for Europe and Africa with Royal Dutch Shell. Basketball and High Jump at school. BSc (Hons), PhD, QUB.
McKiernan, John (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (St Teresa’s, Belfast)
McKiernan, Paul (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (St Teresa’s, Belfast)
McQuillan, Gerry (Mr): (RIP 16th June 2013) Own Business. Husband of Marie McQuillan, former Head of Drama, St Mary’s.

Mongan, Paul (Mr): Architect. Self-employed. Principal Architect in Gregory Architects.

Professor Joe Nellis

Professor Joe Nellis

Nellis, Joe (Prof): Professor of International Management Economics at Cranfield School of Management, UK
O’Doherty, John (Mr): Final Year 1981. Dental Practice, Lisburn.

O’Donnell, Donal (Justice): Irish Supreme Court Judge.
O’Donnell, Turlough (Mr) SC: Barrister. Dublin

Justice John O'Hara

Justice John O’Hara

O’Hara, John (Justice): Former QC. Appointed High Court Judge in May 2013.
O’Loan, Kevin (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (Clann Éireann, Lurgan)
Ó Muilleoir, Gearóid (An tUas): Journalist. Former Editor of the Irish Mirror. ‘Dúlra’, Andersonstown News.
Ó Muilleoir, Máirtín (An tUas): QUB. Ard-Mhéara Bhéal Feirste. Foilsitheoir Grúpa Meán Bhéal Feirste, Irish Echo. Comhairleoir cathrach i mBéal Feirste.
O’Neill, P. (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (St Columba’s, Belfast)
Prenter, Stephen (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (Sarsfield’s, Belfast)
Rice, Pat (Mr):  RIP. Former Manager of Falls Road Leisure Centre and others.  O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.

Rogan, Ciarán (Mr): Marketing and PR, Translink.
Sands, Seán (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (Beann Dearg, Portaferry)
Shannon, Kevin (Mr): O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
Shearer, Fiontan (Mr): Butcher, Business on Andersonstown Rd.
Sheppard, Phil (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (St Agnes’, Belfast)
Smith, Conor (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (St Teresa’s, Belfast)
Smyth, Michael (Dr): Final Year 1975. DRCOG, MRCGP, MB BCh Medicine, QUB. 
General Practitioner, Maguiresbridge.

Somerville, Jim (Mr): Smith, Conor (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (St Teresa’s, Belfast)
Spence, Michael (Fr):
St Malachy’s College. Down and Connor Council of Priests.
Stafford, Gerard (Mr): Sales Manager at Ulster Business Equipment (UBE).
Stewart, Terry: (Mr): O’Keefe Cup All-Ireland Hurling Champion 1974.
Toman, Frank: (Mr): MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. Also a Hogan Cup winner with St Colman’s, Newry four years earlier. (Clann Éireann, Lurgan)

Ciarán Rogan Translink

Ciarán Rogan
Translink

Totton, Tom (Mr): Chartered Accountant. General Manager – Internal Audit at BankMuscat.
Ward, Canice (Mr): Former Teacher. MacRory and Hogan Cup Winner 1971. (Gaeil Uladh)
Wasson, Hugh (Mr): First Trust Bank
Wilkinson, Joe: Final Year 1971. Senior Lecturer University of Salford.
Woodhouse, Chris (Dr): Final Year 1976. Medical Doctor. GP, Manchester.