Come on, Synger: A trip down Memory Lane by Deaglán de Bréadún

Although I was taught French for a few years at CBS Synge Street, I don’t recall that the works of Marcel Proust were on the curriculum. Even people who have never read his novels will know that it was the taste of a madeleine sponge-cake which propelled him on his famous journey down memory lane. […]

Message from our Golf Captain Bryan Phelan for 2018

Having left Synger in 1967 and having participated for many years in the PPU golf outings, I am so honoured and privileged to be asked by my old friend Ray Martin to be Captain of the Society for the 70th Anniversary. Furthermore, I am delighted to have the Captain’s Day in my own Club, to be […]

Business Lunch 2017

The 4th Annual Business Lunch was held on Friday 20th of October in Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club and we had over 40 people sitting down for the lunch. The Business Lunch has become an important event on the PPU calendar. Our guest speaker Dr John Bell (Class of 1980) Director of Bio economy at the […]

The 2 Toms attend the Masters in Augusta April 2017

Tom Scully and Tom Mc Gowan outside the clubhouse in Augusta. If you are a golfer and have a bucket list then a trip to see the Masters is likely to be an ambition. We decided back in May 2016 to travel and set about planning for the various arrangements that needed to be put […]

Captain’s Prize 2017

Our 2017 Captain Ray Martin hosted a hugely successful Captain’s prize day in his home club Edmondstown on Thursday 7th September 2017. An excellent turnout of 42 golfers, including 6 visitors (past pupils of Westland Row, St Columba’s College, Wesley College, Mount Melleray and St Andrews College), played on a pleasant day on a course […]

BUSINESS LUNCH 2017 – New Speaker

Business Lunch will be held on Friday 20th of October in Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club at 12.30pm Price €65 JOHN BELL Director of BioEconomy, in Directorate-General Research and Innovation, European Commission John has been a European Commission official since 1993 and was a member of the Cabinet of Commissioner David Byrne with responsibility for enlargement, food safety, public […]

Captain’s Day Thursday 7th of September

Ray Martin Captain’s Day is on Thursday 7th September in Edmondstown GC and the time sheet will run from 1.30pm to 4.00pm. Cost for golf and dinner is €60. The sponsor of the event is DNG (Cathal McCarthy, Rathfarnham Village). Our Captain’s Cup dates back to 1954 and previous winners have made use of bragging […]

New Beginnings: September 2016 – August 2017

The school year 2016-2017 I am delighted to say started and ended in celebration. We began the school year with our annual Con Creedon Awards and we are delighted to report that 90 students received funding this year to help them in their chosen college course. Judging on the recent Leaving Certificate results these high […]

London Calling

Friday 29th September 2017 – London Past Pupils Lunch Last September, Past Pupil, Conor O’Broin (1982) kindly hosted a lunch in the famously renowned “Reform Club” on behalf of Synge St Past Pupils Union. Conor has kindly agreed to host the lunch again in the Reform Club  on Friday 29th of September next. You can […]