Past Pupils – 1930s – St Mary’s

Bready, Charles A.B. (Fr) PP: Down and Connor. Donaghadee, Randlestown, Killyleagh. Appointed P.P., Loughinisland 1971 and he died suddenly 18th February 1981 and is buried in Loughinisland. R.l.P.
Campbell, Edward John: From St Mary’s, Divis St –  Junior Leaving Cert 1932.
Campbell, Michael Rory: (St James Rd). From St Mary’s, Divis St – Junior Leaving Cert 1932.
Charleton, Arthur (Mr): (51 Bridge End). Senior Leaving Cert 1936.

Charleton, Joseph (Mr): ‘Éire Civil Service’. Dublin Castle.
Charleton, John (Mr): ‘Éire Civil Service’.
Charleton, Patrick: From St Mary’s, Divis St. “Imperial Civil Service”.
Charleton, Peter: From St Mary’s, Divis St. “Imperial Civil Service”.
Charleton, Terence, (Mr): (51 Bridge End). From St Mary’s, Divis St. Senior Leaving Cert 1937. ‘1st Place in Grade. 1st Place Exhibition. 1st Place in English. Clerical Officer”.
Clancy, Joseph Benedict: (Tates Ave): From St Mary’s, Divis St. Senior Leaving Cert 1935.
Clarke, John Anthony: (Percy St): From St Mary’s, Divis St Junior Leaving Cert 1932.
Courtney, Thomas Charles Gerard: (Finaghy): “Ordinance Survey”. From St Mary’s, Divis St. Senior Leaving Cert 1934.
Conway, Joe (Canon): Former President (Principal) of St Patrick’s College, Knock.  Former teacher in St Malachy’s College.
Corr, Thomas (Mr): Teacher
Cosgrove, Peter E (Dr): (King St): Medical Doctor. From St Mary’s, Divis St.
Delaney, Frederick (Mr) : Left 1935 after Senior Leaving Cert. Solicitor.
Fisher, Myers (Prof): Left 1933 after Senior Leaving Cert. Professor of Medicine, Chicago University.
Gallagher, Henry Joseph (Mr): (St James’ Drive) “GPO Engineering”. To St Mary’sBarrack St – Senior Leaving Cert 1935.
Hill, Joseph Gerald (Mr): (Divis St). Teacher. To St Mary’s, Barrack St. Senior Leaving Cert 1932.
Lenzi, Joseph (Mr): (Grosvenor Rd). “Shop”. To St Mary’s, Barrack St. Left St Mary’s 1931.
McFarland, Donal: (St Paul’s Tce). “Engineering”. To St Mary’s, Barrack St. Senior Leaving Cert 1930.
McFarland, Patrick Pearse (Br): Christian Brother. To St Mary’s, Barrack St.
Gorman, Henry (Mr): Teacher
Gribben, Henry: Matriculation, QUB.
Gunning, Henry (Mr):

Hanna, Francis MP (Mr): Solicitor and Independent Labour, Belfast Central MP

Fr Fred Hanson (left) and Fr Dan Fitzgerald

Hanson, Fred (Fr):  Left 1933 after Senior Leaving Cert. Columban Father. Ordained 1939.  Served in Korea, Japan, the Parish of St Teresa and the Holy Family Parish Belfast, before retirement. Died 0n 15th February 2015 in his 99th year.  Reposing at St. Columban’s, Dalgan Park, Navan. Office and Prayers for the Dead today (Monday) at 7.30pm. Concelebrated Requiem Mass tomorrow (Tuesday) morning at 11am, followed by burial in the Community Cemetery.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam uasal
Havern, James: Matriculation, QUB.
Hill, Joseph: Matriculation, QUB.
Hughes, Brendan: Matriculation, QUB.
Irvine, John Andrew: Matriculation, QUB.
Jackson, Malachy (Mr): Accountant.   RIP.

Kavanagh, Joe (Mr): Left 1933 after Senior Leaving Cert. . Trader in the old Smithfield, Belfast. “I BUY ANYTHING”.

Hugh Redmond Kelly (Mr):  (17 August 1919 – 30 September 1977) Was an Irish professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for various clubs in Northern Ireland and England, making four international appearances for Ireland. He also played gaelic football for Clan na nGael, Lurgan and on the Armagh Handball Team.
Kelly, Michael: Matriculation, QUB.

Keville, Thomas: Matriculation, QUB.
Larkin, Walter (Canon): Left 1934 after Senior Leaving Cert. Former President of St Malachy’s College. Junior Exhibition Winner, £30. Burke Memorial Prize for Highest Total Marks, Junior Leaving Certificate, 1932. 
Lazarus, Jonah (Dr): Left 1933 after Senior Leaving Cert. Medical Doctor, Royal Hospital, Belfast.
Leydon, John (Mr): Plastering Contractor. Father of Matt Leydon.
Linehan, Richard: Matriculation, QUB.

Irvine, John (Mr): 
Irvine, Maurice (Mr): ‘Éire Civil Service’. First Place Irish (Boys) Junior Leaving Certificate Examination 1932.
McAleese, Patrick (Mr): Teacher.
McComish, Robert J (Mr): First Place Science (Physics and Chemistry), Junior Leaving Certificate, 1932.
McCreesh, Brendan (Mr): ‘Éire Civil Service’
McDonogh, Thomas G: Matriculation, QUB.

McEvoy, Joseph: Matriculation, QUB.
McFarland, Patrick (Br): Left 1934 after Senior Leaving Cert. Returned to teach in his alma mater.
McGreevy, John (Br): Left 1934 after Senior Leaving Cert. ‘ The Boot”. Taught for a long time in St. Mary’s – Maths, Timetable, Football, etc. Junior Leaving Exhibition £30, 1932.
Patrick McGrogan, Matriculation, QUB.

Maguinness, James (Mr):  Matriculation, QUB. ‘Éire Civil Service’
McKeith, Thomas (Mr): Left 1933 after Senior Leaving Cert. Matriculation QUB. Teacher, Holy Child Primary School, Andersonstown.
McLoughlin, Edward: Matriculation QUB.
McMullan, Gerald:  Matriculation, QUB.
McRandal, Eugene (Mr):  Matriculation, QUB. ‘Éire Civil Service’
Miskelly, Thomas (Mr): ‘Éire Civil Service’
O’Donnell, Patrick: Matriculation, QUB.

O’Friel, Arthur: Matriculation, QUB.
O’Hagan, Terence: Matriculation, QUB.
O’Kane, Brian Brendan (Dr): Medical Doctor”. 

O’Neill, Patrick: Matriculation, QUB.
Peyton, Gerald (Mr): ‘Éire Civil Service’
Rooney, Bernard: Matriculation, QUB.
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Murray, Alf  (Mr) / Alf Ó Muirí (An tUas) (24/12/1914 – 12/03/1999: Left 1933 after Senior Leaving Cert. Won a King’s Scholarship and attended St Mary’s Teacher Training College, Strawberry Hill. Played for the school and Clan na nGael. Former President of the GAA (1964-’67). Primary school Principal. Footballer with County Armagh. Conradh na Gaeilge. Grádam an Phiarsaigh. Former Secretary of the Armagh County Board. Former Chair of the Ulster Council.
Murray, John (Mr): Armagh footballer.
Murray, Peter (Mr): Left 1932. Attended St Mary’s Teacher Training College, Strawberry Hill. Played for the school and Clan na nGael. Armagh footballer.
Reuben, Isadore (Dr): Left 1933 after Senior Leaving Cert. Chief Medical Officer, Home Counties, England
Tohill, William: Matriculation, QUB.
Toolan, Murty: Senior Leaving Cert 1934. QUB. Solicitor.
Wilson, Basil: Matriculation, QUB.

McGranaghan, Desmond: (Garland Ave, Lurgan). To St Mary’s, Barrack St. Senior Leaving Cert 1931.
McGrogan, Patrick J: (48 Barrack St). “C.S.” To St Mary’s, Barrack St. Senior Leaving Cert 1931.
McKeith, Thomas Henry (Mr): (Raglan St). Teacher, Casement Park and Holy Child Boys’ PS. To St Mary’s, Barrack St.
McNaughton, Matthew: (Amcomri St). Junior Leaving Cert 1928.
O’Boyle, Desmond (Mr): (Chapel Lane). “Accountancy”. To St Mary’s, Barrack St.
Skelton, Joseph (Mr): (William St, Portadown). “Teacher”. To St Mary’s, Barrack St.

Hugh Redmond Kelly, Michael Kelly, Thomas Keville, Jonah Lazarus, John Leydon, Richard Linehan, Myers, James Maginness, Patrick McAleese, Robert McComish, Brendan McCreesh, Thomas G McDonagh, Joseph McEvoy, John McGreevy, Patrick McGrogan, Patrick McFarland, Eugene McRandall, Thomas Miskelly, Alf Murray, John Murray, Peter Murray, Patrick O’Donnell, Terence O’Hagan, Arthur O’Friel, Brian O’Kane, Patrick O’Neill, Gerald Peyton, Isadore Reuben, Bernard Rooney, William Tohill, Murty Toolan, Basil Wilson,