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 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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The Clongowes Parents' Book Club is welcoming new members. Find out how to get involved by contacting parentsbookclub@clongowes.net ... See MoreSee Less

The Clongowes Parents Book Club is welcoming new members.  Find out how to get involved by contacting parentsbookclub@clongowes.net

Team Clongowes placed 4th & 5th in the National ISTA Science Quiz. Some 350 teams from all over the country participated in the heats with 45 teams reaching the final, including two Clongowes teams.
There were 8 rounds of questions and Team Clongowes lay in 1st & 2nd place after Round 6. After 8 rounds we were 3rd and 4th and due to a joint second place we ended up officially 4th and 5th.

Well done to all the boys involved & their teachers a lot of hard work went into the preparation for the event. Well done!
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Team Clongowes placed 4th & 5th in the National ISTA Science Quiz. Some 350 teams from all over the country participated in the heats with 45 teams reaching the final, including two Clongowes teams. 
There were  8 rounds of questions and Team Clongowes lay in 1st & 2nd place after Round 6.  After 8 rounds we were 3rd and 4th and due to a joint second place we ended up officially 4th and 5th.

Well done to all the boys involved & their teachers a lot of hard work went into the preparation for the event.  Well done!

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Philomena Elizabeth HermansDon't forget Teresa Fardy ❤️❤️

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We are delighted to announce that seven of our outstanding students from the Rhetoric (6th Year) graduating class of 2016 have been recognised as UCD Entrance Scholars.

Each year UCD recognises the calibre of its incoming high-achieving students with the award of UCD Entrance Scholar, which are presented to first year students who achieve 560 points or more in their Leaving Certificate (or equivalent second level examination) in recognition of their academic accomplishment to date.
The recipients are:
Henry Gilsenan (Science)
Frank Keating (Medicine)
Tom Matthews (Law)
Joseph Martin (Architecture)
Mark O’Connor (Veterinary)
Michael Binchy (Medicine)
Donnchadh Walsh (Medicine)
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We are delighted to announce that seven of our outstanding students from the Rhetoric (6th Year) graduating class of 2016 have been recognised as UCD Entrance Scholars. 

Each year UCD recognises the calibre of its incoming high-achieving students with the award of UCD Entrance Scholar, which are presented to first year students who achieve 560 points or more in their Leaving Certificate (or equivalent second level examination) in recognition of their academic accomplishment to date.
The recipients are:
Henry Gilsenan (Science)
Frank Keating (Medicine)
Tom Matthews (Law)
Joseph Martin (Architecture)
Mark O’Connor (Veterinary)
Michael Binchy (Medicine)
Donnchadh Walsh (Medicine)

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Deborah McMahonWell done lads .. congrats xx

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Gail CollinsCongrats 🎉🎓🎉

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The Trad Group enjoyed performing in Kileen's Bar Shannonbridge. Pictured here with Oscar the dog 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

The Trad Group enjoyed performing in Kileens Bar Shannonbridge. Pictured here with Oscar the dog 😊

James Joyce Library CWC - Top Reads Oct 2016
Top Reads from the @JJLibraryCWC based on books borrowed in Oct 2016 t.co/MofVzOwyU5
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The top 3 book titles borrowed by students and staff at CWC during Oct 2016

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