Castleknock College Union

Union Dinner 1997

College Refectory

Oct 31, 1997
Union Dinner 1997 -

Union President 1997, Paul MacQuillan

The Annual Dinner was held in the College on Friday October 31st, 1997. It was the most successful dinner of recent times with over one hundred and sixteen people attending.

Union President Paul MacQuillan presided and his guests included Rev. Fr. Kevin O'Shea, President of the College, Geraldine Corrigan, John Cooney, Andrew McGeady, Rev. Paddy O'Donoghue, Stewart Harrington and Michael Collins.

L-R: Ray Carroll, Brendan Ryan, Dan Carbery, Tommie O'Reilly and John Fitzpatrick

Two new departures from the format of previous dinners were implemented. For the first time, at the suggestion of the President elect John Fitzpatrick, the bar and the dining area were both housed in the refectory and it proved to be a most successful move.

Also to encourage Junior members appropriate blazer, bow tie, and grey flannels were considered suitable attire rather than formal Dinner Jacket.

The Caterers, Boston Dinner Party again provided us with fine fare and because of the day that was in it, Barm Brack was served with the desert.

Tony Farrell