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Some more photos from Owen Gormley



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St Columba's
" Note the recreation hall/ gym/ theatre/ boxing stadium on the left.
I also recall spending recreations wrestling on mats in there. "






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(L-R) :  Bernard Parry and John Leonard

Note the prefect's braided jacket.


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Fr Drost
(postcard 1)
" The White Fathers had a farm at St Columba’s initially. Here is Fr Balthazar Drost
(buried at St Columba’s) feeding his lambs. Fr Drost. Two hands, three sheep—a problem.
The dormitories in the background were a bit basic for the first students.

In the list of students at St Columba’s on the Pelican’s website is my uncle, Owen Bonner (1936-39),
whose postcards these were. He was one of the original junior seminarians to go to St Boswell’s."


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Fr Drost
(postcard 2)


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(L-R) : Raymond Lockey and Owen Gormley


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(L-R) :

Back :
Peter Fenlon, ——, Anthony (Pacelli) Quinn, Richard Kinlen, Michael McNamara
2nd row from back : James Freil, Seamus O'Grady, Michael Kennedy, Anthony Gallagher, Owen Gormley
3rd Row from back : ——, James or Thomas Maxfield
Front : Gerard Gordon

"This may have been a 'house' outing: The photo was taken at the wall to the new car park
at the back beside the bungalow. The view is over the Tweed to the hill on which is the
Wallace statue. I don’t know if it is visible. "



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The Universe, January 27, 1961

" The Schola had not long come back from Rome, but we were in Rome on
January 2nd 1961. Notice the arrow to “me”, as if my parents would not know me. "


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The Universe, January 27, 1961

" Fr McKenna saying his rosary supervising studies.
Some faces identifiable but don’t know the names. "



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A Talk at The Priory
featuring Fr Patrick Fitzgerald and Owen (right)

"There must have been some entertainment put on. In the picture middle back is Joe McIntyre.
John “Taffy” Mills is on his right hand side and Andrew Murphy in the foreground."


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A Geography field trip with Fr Michael Moloney
Date? Venue? Priory?

(L-R)
Top: Edmund Carroll, Chris Wallbank, Michael Cairns, Fr Michael Moloney
Front : Thomas Osowski, Owen Gormley, Raymiond Sweeney, Peter Johnson, John Mills

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The Priory Cricket Field

" I think this is Dermot Clancy doing the honours, and I think
that was David Ritson behind the stumps taking the catch. "