The last week has been a heady time for the gentlemen of Rhetoric in a series of ‘lasts’ - including the traditional fancy dress today. The Assistant Headmaster, Mr Martin Wallace took the opportunity to reflect on the significance of the event for these departing students now and in the future…

As the year winds down and the summer looms, thoughts turn to the celebrations on Sunday week with Prize Giving at 16:15 in the Sports Hall

Last Tuesday morning (24th May) in the Boys’ Chapel 20 Clongownians, accompanied by their Faith Friends, were sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit and strengthened in their Christian life. The ceremony was conducted by Bishop Denis Nulty of the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin.

This event for Old Clongownians of 40 years or more will take place in the college on Wednesday 15th June, 10.30-15.00.

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    Sean wins Nations Cup

    Transition Year student, Sean Monaghan was a member of The Irish Under 16 Pony Show Jumping Team that won the Nations Cup in Odense, Denmark last Saturday (May 21st). Each member of the winning team, including Sean on Orchids Vienna, jumped a clear round to give the Irish team victory on an incredible zero penalty […]

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    John Sullivan Thanksgiving Mass

    Thanksgiving celebration for soon to be beatified Fr. John Sullivan SJ Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare & Leighlin diocese was the principal celebrant at the annual anniversary Mass in thanksgiving for the soon to be beatified, Venerable Fr. John Sullivan SJ, in Clongowes Wood College on Sunday 8 May. The Boys Chapel in Clongowes was full long […]

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