Welcome to Belfast Royal Academy Old Boys’ Association.

About Us

The Association was founded in 1931 and currently enjoys a membership of over 1000. Find out more about the history of The Association, present officers and committee and read the President’s letter.


Find out more about monthly luncheons, business breakfasts, annual Belfast, London and Edinburgh dinners, golf competitions, the annual cricket match and other events.

Visit the calendar page here.


The Old Boys’ Association supports a wide range of sports including rugby, cricket and golf. There are clubs and societies to join and we provide news and information about our international Old Boys.

Alumni Today

Tony MacAulay is the author of the best-selling books – Paperboy, Breadboy, and Little House on The Peace Line. He is one of the Old Boys who are listed in our Alumni today.

Alumni Remembered

Sam Dunlop DSO CBE MBE was educated at Belfast Royal Academy. He and other notable Alumni remembered can be found on our Alumni Remembered page.


Please get in contact with us. This is where you can join the Association and find out more about news, events, meetings and how to find an old school friend.

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Here you can review past and current editions of the newsletter including biographies of and messages from our Presidents.


The Old Boys' Association offers for purchase unique ties, bow ties and school prints. New items will be added from time to time.


The Association supports the School with donations every year. These donations fund important projects which enrich the school. Join our team and support your school!