Clongowes Wood College is a leading boarding school set in beautiful surroundings, thirty kilometers from Dublin in the heart of the Co. Kildare countryside. A Catholic school in the Jesuit tradition, Clongowes strives to support students in their growth towards a greater understanding and awareness of their faith and the part that this plays in their lives. We are a home from home for 450 boys from all over Ireland and abroad.

Since 1814, Clongowes graduates have become leaders in the areas of business, sport, politics and the arts. Our warm and happy school puts the care and nurturing of each individual student at the heart of everything we do.

Clongowes boarding school is a special place that provides an all-round education in a dynamic living and learning community. Our facilities are exemplary with every opportunity given to each student to develop, grow and learn in order to fulfil his potential.

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Lent is a gift that the Church in her wisdom celebrates every year. It is a gift of time, a gift of contemplation, and a gift of quiet so that we may listen to the Word, that whispers to us to come back to the God who created us. More here: bit.ly/2sDQpGP ... See MoreSee Less

Lent is a gift that the Church in her wisdom celebrates every year. It is a gift of time, a gift of contemplation, and a gift of quiet so that we may listen to the Word, that whispers to us to come back to the God who created us. More here: http://bit.ly/2sDQpGP

Congratulations to Sean & Thomas (both Rudiments) who today placed 1st and 4th respectively in the Newpark Music Festival U14 Vocal Solo. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Sean & Thomas (both Rudiments) who today placed 1st and 4th respectively in the Newpark Music Festival U14 Vocal Solo.

Awesome! Congratulations to the boys!

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Well done lads , that's a tremendous result , hard work pays off

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Former Taoiseach and Old Clongownian, John Bruton, receives the ‘Clongownian of the Year’ award from Clongowes Union President, Joe McVeigh at the Annual Union Dinner in Dublin. ... See MoreSee Less

Former Taoiseach and Old Clongownian, John Bruton, receives the ‘Clongownian of the Year’ award from Clongowes Union President, Joe McVeigh at the Annual Union Dinner in Dublin.

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Slainte & welcome to our Irish exchange students. Enjoy your time at the Prep. #jesuitbrothers

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OC Will Connors will make his debut for Leinster Rugby tomorrow night versus Edinburgh Rugby in the PRO14 Rugby. Best of luck lad

Brilliant Will!

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Best of luck to our Senior Basketball team tonight v Naas 🏀👍

Was taking the choir notices down last night and found these guys dancing in the corridor, they were very happy with their convincing win, congrats to all!

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Oyez! Oyez! Clongowes Juniors draw sister school Belvedere in the quarter finals - for the second year in a row. Date and time of match to follow... #Womba! ... See MoreSee Less

Oyez! Oyez! Clongowes Juniors draw sister school Belvedere in the quarter finals - for the second year in a row. Date and time of match to follow... #Womba!

Go CLONGOWES !!!

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Clongowes Transition Year exchange students took time out to say hello to Oscar Wilde in Merrion Square today while on a visit to Dublin that also included the Croke Park Museum. ... See MoreSee Less

Clongowes Transition Year exchange students took time out to say hello to Oscar Wilde in Merrion Square today while on a visit to Dublin that also included the Croke Park Museum.

Fr Victor Assouad, S.J., Fr General’s Delegate for Western Europe and the Near East, was a very pleasant and encouraging presence when he visited Clongowes last week, emphasizing the value of lay collaboration in the mission of the Society of Jesus and reminding us all to appreciate the importance of a good education, drawing on the example of Christ who is the Teacher par excellence. More here: bit.ly/2BKp7SN ... See MoreSee Less

Fr Victor Assouad, S.J., Fr General’s Delegate for Western Europe and the Near East, was a very pleasant and encouraging presence when he visited Clongowes last week, emphasizing the value of lay collaboration in the mission of the Society of Jesus and reminding us all to appreciate the importance of a good education, drawing on the example of Christ who is the Teacher par excellence. More here: http://bit.ly/2BKp7SN

Meet our new GAP students, Nicholas, Matthew, Charlie, Tim and Matthew, who arrived from the Australian heat to the inviting wind and rain of Ireland just after Christmas and have been quietly making their presence felt ever since. More here: bit.ly/2BKovg2 ... See MoreSee Less

Meet our new GAP students, Nicholas, Matthew, Charlie, Tim and Matthew,  who arrived from the Australian heat to the inviting wind and rain of Ireland just after Christmas and have been quietly making their presence felt ever since. More here: http://bit.ly/2BKovg2

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Clongowes is one of 40 schools in the pilot phase of the Leaving Cert Computer Science Programme launched by Old Clongownian and Minister for Education, Richard Bruton (1970) on Monday for roll out in schools next September. ... See MoreSee Less

Clongowes is one of 40 schools in the pilot phase of the Leaving Cert Computer Science Programme launched by Old Clongownian and Minister for Education, Richard Bruton (1970) on Monday for roll out in schools next September.

It's about time it was added to the curriculum. Will be of huge benefit to clongownians progressing to STEM courses.

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Watch out for OC Peter Campion (2005 - on the right here in 'Brooklyn') appearing in 'Derry Girls', a new candid and family-centred comedy set during The Troubles in Northern Ireland. Channel 4, 10.pm on Thursdays. More on Peter here: imdb.to/2nGJyYe ... See MoreSee Less

Watch out for OC Peter Campion (2005 - on the right here in Brooklyn) appearing in Derry Girls, a new candid and family-centred comedy set during The Troubles in Northern Ireland. Channel 4, 10.pm on Thursdays. More on Peter here: http://imdb.to/2nGJyYe

Yesterday afternoon our Junior Team took their first steps in the cup campaign. Full report and pictures here: bit.ly/2nGncG2 ... See MoreSee Less

Yesterday afternoon our Junior Team took their first steps in the cup campaign. Full report and pictures here: http://bit.ly/2nGncG2

New move from the AR for dancing with the stars

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VMP packed out tonight in the snow 👍❄️☃️🏈

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Lent is a gift that the Church in her wisdom celebrates every year. It is a gift of time, a gift of contemplation, and a gift of quiet so that we may listen to the Word, that whispers to us to come back to the God who created us. More here: bit.ly/2sDQpGP ... See MoreSee Less

Lent is a gift that the Church in her wisdom celebrates every year. It is a gift of time, a gift of contemplation, and a gift of quiet so that we may listen to the Word, that whispers to us to come back to the God who created us. More here: http://bit.ly/2sDQpGP

Congratulations to Sean & Thomas (both Rudiments) who today placed 1st and 4th respectively in the Newpark Music Festival U14 Vocal Solo. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Sean & Thomas (both Rudiments) who today placed 1st and 4th respectively in the Newpark Music Festival U14 Vocal Solo.

Awesome! Congratulations to the boys!

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Well done lads , that's a tremendous result , hard work pays off

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Former Taoiseach and Old Clongownian, John Bruton, receives the ‘Clongownian of the Year’ award from Clongowes Union President, Joe McVeigh at the Annual Union Dinner in Dublin. ... See MoreSee Less

Former Taoiseach and Old Clongownian, John Bruton, receives the ‘Clongownian of the Year’ award from Clongowes Union President, Joe McVeigh at the Annual Union Dinner in Dublin.

Clongowes Wood College SJ shared Fordham Preparatory School's post. ... See MoreSee Less

Slainte & welcome to our Irish exchange students. Enjoy your time at the Prep. #jesuitbrothers

Clongowes Wood College SJ shared Clongowes Sports's post. ... See MoreSee Less

OC Will Connors will make his debut for Leinster Rugby tomorrow night versus Edinburgh Rugby in the PRO14 Rugby. Best of luck lad

Brilliant Will!

2 weeks ago
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Clongowes Wood College SJ shared Clongowes Sports's post. ... See MoreSee Less

Best of luck to our Senior Basketball team tonight v Naas 🏀👍

Was taking the choir notices down last night and found these guys dancing in the corridor, they were very happy with their convincing win, congrats to all!

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Oyez! Oyez! Clongowes Juniors draw sister school Belvedere in the quarter finals - for the second year in a row. Date and time of match to follow... #Womba! ... See MoreSee Less

Oyez! Oyez! Clongowes Juniors draw sister school Belvedere in the quarter finals - for the second year in a row. Date and time of match to follow... #Womba!

Go CLONGOWES !!!

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Clongowes Transition Year exchange students took time out to say hello to Oscar Wilde in Merrion Square today while on a visit to Dublin that also included the Croke Park Museum. ... See MoreSee Less

Clongowes Transition Year exchange students took time out to say hello to Oscar Wilde in Merrion Square today while on a visit to Dublin that also included the Croke Park Museum.

Fr Victor Assouad, S.J., Fr General’s Delegate for Western Europe and the Near East, was a very pleasant and encouraging presence when he visited Clongowes last week, emphasizing the value of lay collaboration in the mission of the Society of Jesus and reminding us all to appreciate the importance of a good education, drawing on the example of Christ who is the Teacher par excellence. More here: bit.ly/2BKp7SN ... See MoreSee Less

Fr Victor Assouad, S.J., Fr General’s Delegate for Western Europe and the Near East, was a very pleasant and encouraging presence when he visited Clongowes last week, emphasizing the value of lay collaboration in the mission of the Society of Jesus and reminding us all to appreciate the importance of a good education, drawing on the example of Christ who is the Teacher par excellence. More here: http://bit.ly/2BKp7SN

Meet our new GAP students, Nicholas, Matthew, Charlie, Tim and Matthew, who arrived from the Australian heat to the inviting wind and rain of Ireland just after Christmas and have been quietly making their presence felt ever since. More here: bit.ly/2BKovg2 ... See MoreSee Less

Meet our new GAP students, Nicholas, Matthew, Charlie, Tim and Matthew,  who arrived from the Australian heat to the inviting wind and rain of Ireland just after Christmas and have been quietly making their presence felt ever since. More here: http://bit.ly/2BKovg2

Enjoy

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Clongowes is one of 40 schools in the pilot phase of the Leaving Cert Computer Science Programme launched by Old Clongownian and Minister for Education, Richard Bruton (1970) on Monday for roll out in schools next September. ... See MoreSee Less

Clongowes is one of 40 schools in the pilot phase of the Leaving Cert Computer Science Programme launched by Old Clongownian and Minister for Education, Richard Bruton (1970) on Monday for roll out in schools next September.

It's about time it was added to the curriculum. Will be of huge benefit to clongownians progressing to STEM courses.

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Watch out for OC Peter Campion (2005 - on the right here in 'Brooklyn') appearing in 'Derry Girls', a new candid and family-centred comedy set during The Troubles in Northern Ireland. Channel 4, 10.pm on Thursdays. More on Peter here: imdb.to/2nGJyYe ... See MoreSee Less

Watch out for OC Peter Campion (2005 - on the right here in Brooklyn) appearing in Derry Girls, a new candid and family-centred comedy set during The Troubles in Northern Ireland. Channel 4, 10.pm on Thursdays. More on Peter here: http://imdb.to/2nGJyYe

Yesterday afternoon our Junior Team took their first steps in the cup campaign. Full report and pictures here: bit.ly/2nGncG2 ... See MoreSee Less

Yesterday afternoon our Junior Team took their first steps in the cup campaign. Full report and pictures here: http://bit.ly/2nGncG2

New move from the AR for dancing with the stars

2 weeks ago
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Ypee

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Great photo

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Clongowes Wood College SJ shared Clongowes Sports's post. ... See MoreSee Less

VMP packed out tonight in the snow 👍❄️☃️🏈

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