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.

  • Well-Read---Clongowes

    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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  • 03 Jack O'Leary

    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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  • 02 Following the Way

    Following the Way

    Last month forty seven pilgrims from Clongowes made their ways to the Basque Country in Northern Spain, there to embark on a pilgrimage that would lead them from the birthplace of St Ignatius in Loyola to one of the most important Ignatian sites in Manresa while also dipping their toes in the Camino de Santiago. […]

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  • More Choral Success

    More Choral Success

    Singers from Clongowes Wood College once again enjoyed success, this time at the Navan Choral Festival. The organisers decided to merge various underage categories into one competition, so Matthew Cassidy from Elements and Hugo O’Donnell from Grammar were competing against each other, as well as seventeen other boys and girls from schools throughout Leinster. This […]

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