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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Good Morning Fixtures tomorrow v St Munchin's College and St Michael's College, Dublin Blackrock College in the Junior 2nds League and first round of the inter schools soccer Kilkenny College in the TY League Final Belvedere College in the Forster Cup

A huge thank you to all the parents who very kindly contributed to the Cycle for Paleng event held in Clongowes yesterday (Sunday 14th January). The boys completed the 550km cycle in an amazing 9 hours (a clear 1.5 hours ahead of schedule). All money donated will go directly to help the Paleng Children’s Centre in Malealea, Lesotho paleng.weebly.com. ... See MoreSee Less

A huge thank you to all the parents who very kindly contributed to the Cycle for Paleng event held in Clongowes yesterday (Sunday 14th January). The boys completed the 550km cycle in an amazing 9 hours (a clear 1.5 hours ahead of schedule). All money donated will go directly to help the Paleng Children’s Centre in Malealea, Lesotho paleng.weebly.com.

‪A fantastic day at the official re-opening of the Vinnie Murray Pitch. A super job by the team at PST Sport Our thanks to parents & friends who made this ambitious project possible. Wonderful to have OCs Gordon Darcy, Rob Kearney, Dave Kearney and Fergus McFadden do the honours! ‬ ... See MoreSee Less

‪A fantastic day at the official re-opening of the Vinnie Murray Pitch. A super job by the team at PST Sport Our thanks to parents & friends who made this ambitious project possible. Wonderful to have OCs Gordon Darcy, Rob Kearney, Dave Kearney and Fergus McFadden do the honours! ‬

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Introducing fencing to Clongowes. Elements boys sit back and watch it happen. Thanks to Mr Adrian Lee for all his work in bringing this new and exciting sport to the College. 🤺👍

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Here’s hoping that former Clongowes School Captain, Tommy Browne (2010 – centre here) and his three intrepid crewmates enjoy fair winds and following seas as they row (Yes - Row!) across 5000km of the Atlantic Ocean in the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge while also raising money for Cork University Hospital. You may follow them here bit.ly/2CVp1EF and donate money here: bit.ly/2DroYBy ... See MoreSee Less

Here’s hoping that former Clongowes School Captain, Tommy Browne (2010 – centre here) and his three intrepid crewmates enjoy fair winds and following seas as they row (Yes - Row!) across 5000km of the Atlantic Ocean in the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge while also raising money for Cork University Hospital. You may follow them here http://bit.ly/2CVp1EF and donate money here: http://bit.ly/2DroYBy

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Louise BradleyBest of luck lads. Stay safe!!

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Cycle for Paleng Children's Centre Sunday 14th January.
The students who travelled to Lesotho in Easter 2017 have organised a charity cycle to raise funds for the Paleng Children's Centre (paleng.weebly.com/). The boys visited the centre during the trip to Lesotho and were incredibly impressed by the great work being done there to help the children of the valley access education.

On Sunday 14th 2018 the 20 young men will cycle the distance from Johannesburg to Lesotho (550km) in 10 hours to raise much needed funds to help support this amazing initiative. The guys will be cycling on stationary bikes in the concourse from 7am that morning until 6pm that evening. We'd love to see all our Clongowes parents so please feel free to come along and support this wonderful cause directly after Mass this Sunday.

Many thanks,
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Cycle for Paleng Childrens Centre Sunday 14th January.
The students who travelled to Lesotho in Easter 2017 have organised a charity cycle to raise funds for the Paleng Childrens Centre (http://paleng.weebly.com/). The boys visited the centre during the trip to Lesotho and were incredibly impressed by the great work being done there to help the children of the valley access education.

On Sunday 14th 2018 the 20 young men will cycle the distance from Johannesburg to Lesotho (550km) in 10 hours to raise much needed funds to help support this amazing initiative. The guys will be cycling on stationary bikes in the concourse from 7am that morning until 6pm that evening. Wed love to see all our Clongowes parents so please feel free to come along and support this wonderful cause directly after Mass this Sunday.  

Many thanks,
Lesotho Boys 2017

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Angela O'DonnellFantastic initiative! Well done, all 👏🏼

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Clongowes lies silent now. The crowds that thronged the chapel for the first Mass of Christmas have gone and the corridors echo to our footsteps as we move through the darkness and the memories that rub shoulders with us on our solitary walk. More here: bit.ly/2BwedfO ... See MoreSee Less

Clongowes lies silent now. The crowds that thronged the chapel for the first Mass of Christmas have gone and the corridors echo to our footsteps as we move through the darkness and the memories that rub shoulders with us on our solitary walk. More here: http://bit.ly/2BwedfO

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Jazz Crowley-LongHappy Christmas Declan.

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Ultan HerrDeclan , our man misses it dearly. AMDG

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Glenda GroomeBeautifully written as always Declan

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This week saw the arrival of the much-anticipated latest issue of 'The Clongownian' in the school. The journal was presented to the Headmaster, Mr Chris Lumb by the editor, Mr Declan O’Keeffe and later distributed to the pupils and staff. More here: bit.ly/2BSSwKa ... See MoreSee Less

This week saw the arrival of the much-anticipated latest issue of The Clongownian in the school. The journal was presented to the Headmaster, Mr Chris Lumb by the editor, Mr Declan O’Keeffe and later distributed to the pupils and staff. More here: http://bit.ly/2BSSwKa

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Carol Saltofu smashed it ur nxt move Wembley stadium (say what)👊over for now.....

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Peter O'MearaWell done Jesse

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Mary Lou MahonBrilliant Jesse!! 🎄

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Lisi O. ClarkeCyril Murphy well done!

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Margaret SorohanThis fellow is brilliant!

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Karen Lisset Izedra JonesGawn Jesse 💕💕😛 amazing

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Fiona RyanWell done Cyril Murphy and all involved.

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Mary HaskettMy brother LOVED you ❤❤❤

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Elaine TaaffeFantastic Jessie

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Kate GallagherVery Good! 😁

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Good Morning Fixtures tomorrow v St Munchin's College and St Michael's College, Dublin Blackrock College in the Junior 2nds League and first round of the inter schools soccer Kilkenny College in the TY League Final Belvedere College in the Forster Cup

A huge thank you to all the parents who very kindly contributed to the Cycle for Paleng event held in Clongowes yesterday (Sunday 14th January). The boys completed the 550km cycle in an amazing 9 hours (a clear 1.5 hours ahead of schedule). All money donated will go directly to help the Paleng Children’s Centre in Malealea, Lesotho paleng.weebly.com. ... See MoreSee Less

A huge thank you to all the parents who very kindly contributed to the Cycle for Paleng event held in Clongowes yesterday (Sunday 14th January). The boys completed the 550km cycle in an amazing 9 hours (a clear 1.5 hours ahead of schedule). All money donated will go directly to help the Paleng Children’s Centre in Malealea, Lesotho paleng.weebly.com.

‪A fantastic day at the official re-opening of the Vinnie Murray Pitch. A super job by the team at PST Sport Our thanks to parents & friends who made this ambitious project possible. Wonderful to have OCs Gordon Darcy, Rob Kearney, Dave Kearney and Fergus McFadden do the honours! ‬ ... See MoreSee Less

‪A fantastic day at the official re-opening of the Vinnie Murray Pitch. A super job by the team at PST Sport Our thanks to parents & friends who made this ambitious project possible. Wonderful to have OCs Gordon Darcy, Rob Kearney, Dave Kearney and Fergus McFadden do the honours! ‬

Matthew Coyne, Muireadach O Neill and 104 others like this

Ultan HerrGreat investment ,congrats to all involved

3 days ago
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Mairsile KehoeCan't believe you didn't have the legend Mick Kehoe Kehoe to do the honours!! 😂😂

4 days ago
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Ultan HerrPaul Dowling

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

Introducing fencing to Clongowes. Elements boys sit back and watch it happen. Thanks to Mr Adrian Lee for all his work in bringing this new and exciting sport to the College. 🤺👍

Angela O'Donnell, Suzanne Roche Nagle and 23 others like this

Andrew CheokPhil Playoust they need you there now

5 days ago

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Here’s hoping that former Clongowes School Captain, Tommy Browne (2010 – centre here) and his three intrepid crewmates enjoy fair winds and following seas as they row (Yes - Row!) across 5000km of the Atlantic Ocean in the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge while also raising money for Cork University Hospital. You may follow them here bit.ly/2CVp1EF and donate money here: bit.ly/2DroYBy ... See MoreSee Less

Here’s hoping that former Clongowes School Captain, Tommy Browne (2010 – centre here) and his three intrepid crewmates enjoy fair winds and following seas as they row (Yes - Row!) across 5000km of the Atlantic Ocean in the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge while also raising money for Cork University Hospital. You may follow them here http://bit.ly/2CVp1EF and donate money here: http://bit.ly/2DroYBy

Fiona O'Connor MacCurtain, Elaine Taaffe and 27 others like this

Louise BradleyBest of luck lads. Stay safe!!

5 days ago
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Cycle for Paleng Children's Centre Sunday 14th January.
The students who travelled to Lesotho in Easter 2017 have organised a charity cycle to raise funds for the Paleng Children's Centre (paleng.weebly.com/). The boys visited the centre during the trip to Lesotho and were incredibly impressed by the great work being done there to help the children of the valley access education.

On Sunday 14th 2018 the 20 young men will cycle the distance from Johannesburg to Lesotho (550km) in 10 hours to raise much needed funds to help support this amazing initiative. The guys will be cycling on stationary bikes in the concourse from 7am that morning until 6pm that evening. We'd love to see all our Clongowes parents so please feel free to come along and support this wonderful cause directly after Mass this Sunday.

Many thanks,
Lesotho Boys 2017
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Cycle for Paleng Childrens Centre Sunday 14th January.
The students who travelled to Lesotho in Easter 2017 have organised a charity cycle to raise funds for the Paleng Childrens Centre (http://paleng.weebly.com/). The boys visited the centre during the trip to Lesotho and were incredibly impressed by the great work being done there to help the children of the valley access education.

On Sunday 14th 2018 the 20 young men will cycle the distance from Johannesburg to Lesotho (550km) in 10 hours to raise much needed funds to help support this amazing initiative. The guys will be cycling on stationary bikes in the concourse from 7am that morning until 6pm that evening. Wed love to see all our Clongowes parents so please feel free to come along and support this wonderful cause directly after Mass this Sunday.  

Many thanks,
Lesotho Boys 2017

Louise Bradley, Brian Hogan and 15 others like this

Angela O'DonnellFantastic initiative! Well done, all 👏🏼

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Clongowes lies silent now. The crowds that thronged the chapel for the first Mass of Christmas have gone and the corridors echo to our footsteps as we move through the darkness and the memories that rub shoulders with us on our solitary walk. More here: bit.ly/2BwedfO ... See MoreSee Less

Clongowes lies silent now. The crowds that thronged the chapel for the first Mass of Christmas have gone and the corridors echo to our footsteps as we move through the darkness and the memories that rub shoulders with us on our solitary walk. More here: http://bit.ly/2BwedfO

Suzanne Roche Nagle, Lucia Whelan and 33 others like this

Fergie McdevittVery moving

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Jazz Crowley-LongHappy Christmas Declan.

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Ultan HerrDeclan , our man misses it dearly. AMDG

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Glenda GroomeBeautifully written as always Declan

3 weeks ago
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This week saw the arrival of the much-anticipated latest issue of 'The Clongownian' in the school. The journal was presented to the Headmaster, Mr Chris Lumb by the editor, Mr Declan O’Keeffe and later distributed to the pupils and staff. More here: bit.ly/2BSSwKa ... See MoreSee Less

This week saw the arrival of the much-anticipated latest issue of The Clongownian in the school. The journal was presented to the Headmaster, Mr Chris Lumb by the editor, Mr Declan O’Keeffe and later distributed to the pupils and staff. More here: http://bit.ly/2BSSwKa

Clongowes Wood College SJ was live.

Jesse's Christmas Rap
Back by popular demand...the wonderful Jesse with his legendary Christmas rap at this afternoon's Carol Service.
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Mandy Murphy, Elizabeth Keighary and 109 others like this

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Sonya O'ConnellWow Jesse, great to see you haven't lost your love of music!!

4 weeks ago   ·  2

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Carol Saltofu smashed it ur nxt move Wembley stadium (say what)👊over for now.....

4 weeks ago   ·  1

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Peter O'MearaWell done Jesse

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Mary Lou MahonBrilliant Jesse!! 🎄

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Jacqui CrutchleyBrilliant Jessie.

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Lisi O. ClarkeCyril Murphy well done!

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Margaret SorohanThis fellow is brilliant!

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Karen Lisset Izedra JonesGawn Jesse 💕💕😛 amazing

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Fiona RyanWell done Cyril Murphy and all involved.

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Mary HaskettMy brother LOVED you ❤❤❤

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Elaine TaaffeFantastic Jessie

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Peter StapletonHugh Mc Mahon Say what?

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Deborah McMahonFantastic Jessie

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Fergal DunneAwesome jesse

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Kate GallagherVery Good! 😁

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Paul MaherM

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Sally ReesJanet Goodall 😍

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Matthew CoyneStephen MurphyRonan Breslin

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Darragh KielyGraham Murray

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Elaine BolgerBrilliant Fiona

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