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The second of the in-house produced Colmánachs appeared in 1973. It followed the theme from the successful publication of the previous year.
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Over 100 pages were filled with articles including a humorous  School Diary, Sports Reports and photos; student artwork, creative writing and historical articles among others. A quite controversial GAA article by Fr. Bertie Troy is available to download on this page. The year's big snowfall was also recorded in pictures.
 The editorial committee comprised of Mr. Oliver Ryan, Fr. Bertie Troy, Pat Twomey, Tomas Kenny, Eddie O'Riordan, Niall O'Connor, Eoin Scanlon, Donal O'Mahony, Neilus Aherne & Paddy Barry. The magazine was written, photographed, illustrated and printed in the College
Archived articles and images from An Colmánach 1973 can be downloaded and viewed here. Click on the pdf  link to view or right click and chose 'save target as' to save to your computer.
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COVER & CONTENTS PAGE
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EDITORIAL & BISHOP'S PORTRAIT
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CONTROVERSIAL GAA ARTICLE
"The Year of the Objection" by Fr. Bertie Troy
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EDITORIAL COMMITTEE
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CREATIVE WRITING
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ESSAY ON MICHAEL COLLINS
by Thomas O'Connor 2A
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