A crowd of some 250 gathered to pay tribute to Old Clongownian Gordon D’Arcy and raise some money for the Alberto Hurtado Bursary Fund.

Last month was a heady time for Rhetoric as they made the rounds of school life in a series of ‘lasts’ - including the ‘second last’ Morning Prayer.

All afternoon the weather gods smiled on the happy families dining al fresco around the cricket oval as the run stealers flickered to and fro...

Glad tidings of great joy: Pope Francis has approved the decree authenticating a miracle attributed to Fr John Sullivan leading to his Beatification.

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    And so it begins…

    As they tucked themselves into the front rows of the Boys’ Chapel on Friday, it probably didn’t occur to the young gentlemen of Rhetoric 2022 that the year they will graduate from Clongowes will see the nation celebrate its centenary. It probably didn’t occur to them as they were far too intent on creating their […]

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    Leaving Cert Results

    We welcomed back the students of Rhetoric 2016 on Wednesday as they came to collect their Leaving Cert Results. It can be a tense time for both students and parents alike so it was heartening to see so many relieved and smiling faces once the envelopes had been opened. The Leaving Cert results this year […]

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    Wellread National Award

    Clongowes will be among the first schools in the country to receive a Wellread National Award recognising the value that we place on encouraging boys to read as part of their personal and academic development. The PDST Wellread National Award is a national initiative designed and organised by the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST). […]

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    All Ireland victory for Jack

    Jack O’Leary (Rhetoric) is one of the most talented athletes to have ever passed through Clongowes and last Saturday he ended his schools’ athletics career in some style in the All Ireland Track and Field Finals in Tullamore. Jack, the current Leinster champion was hoping to go one stage better and capture the prestigious Darcy […]

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