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Our thanks to Robbie Dempsey for the items that appear
on this and the following Page (40).
Robbie was a contemporary of people like John Strain
and Dick Kinlen, whom you may recognise from the group photos.


•Robbie left The Priory in 1967 and went to Blacklion until 1969.
This was followed by a year in Gap, France.
He now works at the University of Dublin.




(Source: Robbie Dempsey)

The Chapel at Blacklion being built or renovated, possibly in 1968.

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(Source: Robbie Dempsey)

The Eildon hills, taken from the dormitory in St Columba's — about 1961

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(Source: Robbie Dempsey)

Blacklion group 1968. (awaiting colour original)
In the meantime, can you identify anyone?


Extreme left : George Jason
Extreme right : Robbie Dempsey
To left of Robbie Dempsey – Pat McHale
Squatting 2nd from left :Philip Mason


and Maurice Billingsley offers (October 2012) :




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(Source: Robbie Dempsey)

Staff and students at The Priory 1964
(details below and on next Page)

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(Source: Robbie Dempsey)

Extract from a group photo at The Priory 1964

Names supplied by Maurice Billingsley:

(left to right)
Top: Tom Hillas, Peter Ryan, Joe MacIntyre, Sean Hughes
Bottom): Peter Coyle, Simon Blandford, Raymond Sweeney, William Bradley

Note: John MacIntyre is currently teaching in Germany


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(Source: Robbie Dempsey)

Extract from a group photo at The Priory 1964

Names supplied by Maurice Billingsley:

(L-R) : Mike Byrne, Billy Ebblewhite, Paul Glover, Tommy McKeith