Castleknock College Union

Approved College Development Plans

2005 Update

May 27, 2005
Approved College Development Plans -

Planning permission has been granted for the development plan at Castleknock College. Phase 1 of the project will involve the building of a three story link building between Cregan and MacNamara Houses and the refurbishment of MacNamara House, is due to get under way at the end of June this year. The project will cost in the region of 16 million Euro and with no state grants being made available the College will be looking to parents past and present and the community of pastmen to help raise the much needed funding.

The Governing Body intends to put the development plan on display in the College and on the College website.

The following are the members of the 2005 Governing Body of Castleknock College:

  • Mr Donal O'Brien (Chairman),
  • Mr Andrew McGeady (Secretary),
  • Rev. Kevin O'Shea C.M.,
  • Rev. Sam Clyne C.M.,
  • Mr James Bruen,
  • Mr Brendan Cahill,
  • Mr Martin Cahill,
  • Professor John Carroll,
  • Ms. Marian Kelly,
  • Mr John Mitchell,
  • Mr Frank Robinson ,
  • Ms. Mary Wall
  • Mr Desmond Zaidan.

We wish them well in their challenging endeavours.

The School is on target to reach its goal of 600 day students in 2006 when the Boarding School will close. There are currently over 570 students of whom in the region of 65 are boarders.