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  Blackrock College - Definition, explanation
Blackrock College (Irish: Coláiste na Carraige Duibhe) is a fee-paying secondary school for boys in Blackrock, County Dublin in Ireland, located about four miles from the city centre.
The College, set in 56 acres (227,000 m²) of parkland on the broad sweep of Dublin Bay, lies four miles from the city centre.
Founded by the Roman Catholic Congregation of the Holy Spirit in 1860, Blackrock was the first of the Order's five schools in Ireland and is run by the Congregation in close co-operation with a dedicated group of lay personnel.
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  Blackrock College - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Blackrock College (Irish: Coláiste na Carraige Duibhe) is a fee-paying secondary school for boys in Blackrock, County Dublin in Ireland, located about four miles from the city centre.
The College, set in 56 acres (227,000 m²) of parkland on the broad sweep of Dublin Bay, lies four miles from the city centre.
Founded by the Roman Catholic Congregation of the Holy Spirit in 1860, Blackrock College was the first of the Order's five schools in Ireland and is run by the Congregation in close co-operation with a dedicated group of lay personnel.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/b/l/a/Blackrock_College_c245.html   (462 words)

  
 arthritis pain relief - Blackrock College
The College, set in 56 acres of parkland on the broad sweep of Dublin Bay, lies four miles from the city centre.
Founded by the Roman Catholic Congregation of the Holy Spirit in 1860, Blackrock was the first of the Order's five schools in Ireland and is run by the Congregation in close co-operation with a dedicated group of lay personnel.
Sir Bob Geldof, initiator of the Band Aid and Live Aid movements for famine relief in the 1980's, was a student at the college, as was Frank Duff, the founder of the main worldwide Catholic lay movement, the Legion of Mary.
www.painreliefchat.com /arthritis-pain-relief/Blackrock_College   (450 words)

  
 Blackrock College - Wiki Ireland
Founded by the Roman Catholic Congregation of the Holy Spirit in 1860, Blackrock was the first of the Order's five schools in Ireland and is run by the Congregation in close co-operation with a dedicated group of lay personnel.
Until the early 70s, St Michael's College in Ballsbridge was also a feeder school for Blackrock College, but St Michael's now has classes up to the Leaving Certificate.
Sir Bob Geldof, initiator of the Band Aid and Live Aid movements for famine relief in the 1980's, was a student at the college, as was Frank Duff, the founder of the main worldwide Catholic lay movement, the Legion of Mary.
www.wiki.ie /wiki/Blackrock_College   (474 words)

  
 Omnipelagos.com ~ article "Blackrock College"
Blackrock College (Irish: Coláiste na Carraige Duibhe) is a Catholic, voluntary, fee-paying secondary school for boys, located in Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland.
The College, set in 56 acres (227,000 m²) of parkland on the broad sweep of Dublin Bay, lies four miles from the city centre of Dublin.
Blackrock College was the subject of much media comment during the trial.
www.omnipelagos.com /entry?n=blackrock_%43ollege   (1324 words)

  
 skoool.ie :: parents
One of the State's oldest and most prestigious schools, Blackrock College, is to reverse its decision of three years ago to close its 140-year-old boarding school.
The college, after consulting the union and other interests, now believes the boarding school bears too much of the "fundamental characteristic" of Blackrock to be closed.
Blackrock will now be one of the few Catholic boys' boarding schools left in the Dublin archdiocese.
www.skoool.ie /skoool/parents.asp?id=962   (263 words)

  
 Health Care Ireland, Disease Diagnosis & Treatment, Health Insurer Ireland,
The college was founded in 1984 and is based in Lincoln Place, Dublin 2.
The college's primary aim is to serve the patient and the general practitioner by encouraging and maintaining the highest standards of general medical practice.
The college is the recognised body for the accreditation of specialist training in general practice in Ireland.
www.blackrock-clinic.com /Links   (394 words)

  
 Blackrock College Biography on DanceAge
Blackrock College (Irish: Coláiste na Carraige Duibhe) is a Catholic, voluntary, fee-paying secondary school for boys, located in Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland.
The College, set in 56 acres (227,000 m²) of parkland on the broad sweep of Dublin Bay, lies 6 kilometres from the city centre of Dublin.
Blackrock College was the subject of much media comment during the trial.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_Blackrock_College   (1337 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Founded by the Roman Catholic Congregation of the Holy Spirit in 1860, Blackrock College was the first of the Order's five schools in Ireland and is run by the Congregation in close co-operation with a dedicated group of lay personnel.
The principal sport in the college is rugby, with Blackrock having held the Leinster Schools Senior Cup 65 times, including the competition's inception in 1887.
The fictional protagonist, Ross O'Carroll-Kelly (ROCK) who attends the fictinal rugby-obsessed school Castlerock College (an amalgamation of Castleknock College and Blackrock College) is depicted with a set of character flaws that match the negatively perceived aspects of Blackrock's culture.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Blackrock_College   (1289 words)

  
 Inside story: Black days at Blackrock: ThePost.ie
Blackrock College is located on 63 acres of prime land, midway between Booterstown and Blackrock village.
Blackrock's authorities clearly see their teaching methods in the Jesuitical tradition of "Give me the boy and I'll give you the man." The perfect example of this philosophy is the college's most famous son, Eamon deValera.
The college was founded in 1860 by French priests of the Order of the Holy Ghost, whose main aim was to prepare the sons of Catholic Irish gentlemen for missionary work in Africa.
archives.tcm.ie /businesspost/2004/03/07/story61515294.asp   (2375 words)

  
 Blackrock College RFC
The original name of the school was the French College of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
But on the same afternoon a Blackrock College side played a match against Corrig School and a third match was between Williamstown Castle Club and the French College Club - an internal affair.
All that is clear evidence of the strength of the game in the college from that early moment.
www.blackrockcollegerfc.com /history/index.html   (296 words)

  
 Blackrock College, Dublin, Ireland
While pursuing most of his secondary and senior studies in France he was, however, ordained a priest at Blackrock College in 1900 where he was to return towards the end of his life to live 6 year in Clareville.
Alfred O'Rahilly was born in 1884 and studied at Blackrock College from 1895 - 1901 where he became one of the most brilliant students to pass through the halls of the School.
Having been educated at Blackrock College and U.C.D. he was appointed to Nigeria in 1922 and ordained a Bishop in 1926.
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 A Gentleman's Game Indeed.... | IrishAsia
The number 65 was daubed on the car, which was not owned by Derry, in reference to how many times Blackrock College hopes to have won the Leinster Senior Cup by the end of the team's current campaign.
One of the Blackrock College pupils involved in defacing the car is the son of a prominent Dublin businessman.
Last year, Blackrock College beat St Michael's 20-13 in a closely fought battle in the quarter final of the Leinster Senior Cup in the latest instalment of rivalry between the schools.
www.irishasia.com /node/134   (417 words)

  
 skoool.ie :: parents
One of the State's most prestigious fee-paying schools, Blackrock College, is to hand over control of its day-to-day operations to a lay board of management.
Up until now, Blackrock College has been run by the president of the college, who has traditionally been a member of the Holy Ghost Fathers.
In the future, Blackrock College will effectively have the same board of management structure as the majority of other schools.
www.leavingcert.net /skoool/parents.asp?id=3388   (475 words)

  
 THE COLLEGE LOCATION - Senior College Dun Laoghaire Dublin
The main buildings of Senior College Dún Laoghaire are located in the historic town of Dún Laoghaire, 10 kilometres from Dublin City Centre.
Senior College Blackrock is part of the Blackrock library, a handsome Carnegie building built in 1905.
Bus: 7, 7A, 45 from Dublin ; 7, 7A from Dún Laoghaire ; 45 from Bray; 17 from Dundrum; 114 from Kilcross.
www.scd.ie /location.htm   (243 words)

  
 BLACKROCK COLLEGE
Blackrock College was founded in 1859 by a Frenchman, Pere Leman, a member of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost.
The most important element prompting the foundation of Blackrock was the deep understanding of the call to care for the poor and disadvantaged, especially those of the Third World.
For the Holy Ghost Community, as members decline, age profile changes and the direct involvement becomes minimal, we must ensure that the mission statement is a living document and that the gospel ethos informs all disciplines and extra-curricular activities.
www.isbi.co.uk /isbi-viewschool/2708-BLACKROCK_COLLEGE.html   (579 words)

  
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Kilkenny College started the brighter of the two pressing hard down into the Blackrock defence and driving them back deep into their own 22 led by Kilkenny Skipper Ben Horan, his head of fl hair visible all afternoon driving the maul.
Blackrock College threw everything they had at Kilkenny and were encamped in their half, frantically endeavouring to find a way through.
Line-out and scrum after scrum went to Blackrock inside the Kilkenny 22 getting nearer and nearer to the line – a superb climax to 140 minutes of rugby between these two schools urged on by their peers, one side hanging on to a one point lead by the slimmest margin.
www.kilkennycollege.ie /rugby.htm   (2203 words)

  
 Subject Inspection Report - Science 2006
The eight class groups in second and third year in Blackrock College are set for Science and are of an appropriate size.
For instance, an agreed scheme of work is also followed by first-year students, records of practical activities completed in first year are transferred to the College, and the staff of Willow Park School is an associate member of the Science department in Blackrock College.
An innovation in Blackrock College is the use of weekly application cards where each student is assessed with respect to their efforts in terms of class work, homework and cooperation with teachers.
www.education.ie /insreports/report1_60030V.htm   (2530 words)

  
 Rugby.ie: Underdogs dreaming of more glory
Kilkenny College is one the oldest rugby playing schools in the country.
It was probably the biggest result because Blackrock would be seen as the top rugby playing school in the country and to beat them in the Senior Cup quarter-final, it's hard to match that.
Morrow gave due praise to Blackrock and the magnanimous manner in which they accepted their defeat — "they were truly magnificent in the way they took defeat; there was so sour grapes, no begrudgery.
www.rugby.ie /news/story/?jp=KFMHSNKFMH&s=schools   (1124 words)

  
 Blackrock - South County Dublin on ForumForUs
This map of Blackrock on the coast shows Booterstown to the north and Dun Laoghaire to the south.
Blackrock (An Charraig Dhubh in Irish) is a suburb of the city of Dublin, in County Dublin, Ireland.
Carysfort College was a large college of education located in the area until its closure in 1988.
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 Blackrock College School
Blackrock College was founded in 1859 by a Frenchman, Pere Leman, a member of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost.
The most important element prompting the foundation of Blackrock was the deep understanding of the call to care for the poor and disadvantaged, especially those of the Third World.
For the Holy Ghost Community, as members decline, age profile changes and the direct involvement becomes minimal, we must ensure that the mission statement is a living document and that the gospel ethos informs all disciplines and extra-curricular activities.
www.blackrockcollege.ie /blackrock/www/index.asp?magpage=12   (401 words)

  
 Thoroughbred Sales, Thoroughbred Bloodstock, Horse Breeding, News
Blackrock College (Volksraad x Marscade) was second with 26 points and Final Destination (O'Reilly x Logical Lady) third with 12 points.
Blackrock College went on to win the next two races, the Gr.3 Faltaat Lowland Stakes and the Gr.3 Desert Gold Stakes placing her well in the lead on the points table.
Blackrock College scratched from the race and in keeping with her outstanding and consistent form all season, Vapour Trail ran a gallant third, beaten a neck, a neck, behind Sixty Seconds and Venus Was Her Name, on track conditions not really to her liking
www.nzb.co.nz /news.cfm?content_id=234   (648 words)

  
 classmates.ie | Primary and secondary schools and colleges in Dublin Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
ballyfermot college of further education, ballyfer dublin 10
college of commerce dundrum, main street, dundrum dublin 14
inchicore college of further education, emmet road dublin 8
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 BLACKROCK COLLEGE
Blackrock College was founded in 1859 by a Frenchman, Pere Leman, a member of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost.
The most important element prompting the foundation of Blackrock was the deep understanding of the call to care for the poor and disadvantaged, especially those of the Third World.
Every effort should be made to ensure that the parents and students share ownership of the College mission statement and ethos.
www.isbi.com /isbi-viewschool/2708-BLACKROCK_COLLEGE.html   (579 words)

  
 Blackrock College - Dublin Rugby - Ireland
Description: Established in 1860, Blackrock College Rugby Club is considered to be the top sporting club in Dublin.
Blackrock college rugby club has a profound history dating back to 1860s.
With ever-growing interest in rugby, Blackrock club is providing excellent ground for future rugby prospects in Dublin.
www.dublinevents.com /dublin-rugby/blackrock-college.php   (234 words)

  
 Old Rugby Reports, Kilkenny College, Kilkenny.
Despite going down 3-0 from an opportunist try by the opposition, which fortunately was not converted, the College fought back and with the wind in their backs in the second half, Greg Jacob, succeeded in putting over two penalties to reverse the lead and hold on to win out.
In spite of the weather, the College was supported by a large contingent of pupils, parents and past pupils all of whom took pride in watching their team come through.
The challenge match against Blackrock is a first and another landmark in the College rugby progress, The JCT have drawn St. Gerard's, Bray on Monday 12th February in their Cup Round.
www.kilkennycollege.ie /00_01archive/oldrugby.htm   (2794 words)

  
 Spiritans On-Line - Personalities
And lastly, there is a page devoted to famous alumni of Blackrock College, Ireland.
Pádraic O Conaire was born in 1882 and received his secondary education from the Spiritans, firstly at Rockwell College and then at Blackrock College.
Frank Duff was born in 1889 and studied in Blackrock College from 1899 - 1907.
www.spiritan.org /history/person1.html   (359 words)

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