Colin Bourke will get the 63rd session of Academy Papers off to a start on Wednesday in the Academy Room at 21.15.

Imagine an Ireland where teenagers are ‘called’ by the fairies and have to do everything in their powers to withstand three minutes of their wrath...

The new leader of the Jesuits worldwide is Fr Arturo Sosa 'a warm and robust extrovert' from Venezuela...

Nominations invited from alumni, current parents, parents of alumni, the Jesuit community and staff...

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    Arma virumque cano

    While Virgil’s Aeneid (and its immortal opening phrase that sings of arms and the man) was composed more than two thousand years before Alastair Campbell addressed the Fourth Clongowes Business Lunch in Dublin last Friday, the themes addressed by both men are timeless and have much in common… Some 250 souls – mostly Old Clongownians […]

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    Games of Thrones

    While Woody Allen may have quipped that he failed to make the chess team because of his height, the same may not be said of the intellectual giants from Elements and Rudiments who took on the might of St. Kevin’s College, Crumlin last Thursday (20th October) and acquitted themselves with no little distinction…  St.Kevin’s College, […]

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    Past v Present Golf

    In 1978, to mark our success in the Leinster Schools’ Senior Cup, J. Brendan Prendiville (OC’40) presented the Prendiville Plate for annual competition between the Past and the Present. All of these matches have, to date, been played at Portmarnock Golf Club with the addition of a return fixture in Clongowes. This year the Portmarnock […]

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    From a Land Down Under

    This year’s Transition Year Australian Exchange, which takes place from early October to early December, is well under way and all the boys involved have settled in very well and are enjoying finding out about life in the other hemisphere. All of this year’s Australian team are boarders in St. Ignatius College, Riverview and so […]

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