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.

Social News
Clongowes on Facebook

The Headmaster Mr Lumb presenting awards at yesterday's School Assembly to acknowledge recent achievements #prizegiving ... See MoreSee Less

The Headmaster Mr Lumb presenting awards at yesterdays School Assembly to acknowledge recent achievements #prizegiving

Last Thursday some 50 Old Clongownians, parents and guests gathered in London, to hear Professor Peter Neary (OC’67), from Oxford University deliver a talk on ‘Experts, Brexit and the Role of Economic Science’. More here: bit.ly/2HbpMvE ... See MoreSee Less

Last Thursday some 50 Old Clongownians, parents and guests gathered in London, to hear Professor Peter Neary (OC’67), from Oxford University deliver a talk on ‘Experts, Brexit and the Role of Economic Science’. More here: https://bit.ly/2HbpMvE

On Sunday 22nd April a number of students from Syntax will host a cake sale with a difference after Sunday Mass in the Concourse area. More here: bit.ly/2qGjBJ3 ... See MoreSee Less

On Sunday 22nd April a number of students from Syntax will host a cake sale with a difference after Sunday Mass in the Concourse area. More here: https://bit.ly/2qGjBJ3

French and German orals this week and brothers Niall and James McCormick are just two of our students who hope to do themselves proud. ... See MoreSee Less

French and German orals this week and brothers Niall and James McCormick are just two of our students who hope to do themselves proud.

Good luck to all the lads doing their leaving cert this year, and good luck with the orals this week lads

4 days ago
Avatar

Bon chance

4 days ago
Avatar

Good luck

3 days ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

Last Wednesday the Clongowes Senior Soccer team was forced to give best to reigning champions Belvedere in the final of the Joe McGrath Shield, but the outcome might well have been different. More here: bit.ly/2HDrmrj ... See MoreSee Less

Last Wednesday the Clongowes Senior Soccer team was forced to give best to reigning champions Belvedere in the final of the Joe McGrath Shield, but the outcome might well have been different. More here: https://bit.ly/2HDrmrj

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

‪First cricket game of the year v Phoenix Selection 👍‬

Clongowes Wood College SJ shared Irish Jesuits's live video.

Irish Jesuits
... See MoreSee Less

The Schola choir from Clongowes Wood College SJ singing at the ecumenical Evensong in St Macartin’s Cathedral in Enniskillen to celebrate the life of Blessed John Sullivan SJ. The saint taught in Clongowes for many years and served the poor of the area with love and his gift of healing. For the first half of his life he was a member of the Church of Ireland and would have sat in these very pews in this Cathedral, as a pupil of Portora Royal college in Enniskillen.

Beautiful

4 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

As one of the Cathedral tenor lay clerks, the boys were amazing.

4 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Just beautiful

5 days ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

Clongowes Wood College SJ shared their post. ... See MoreSee Less

Ladies Association, Table Quiz in Clongowes on Thursday 19th April, 19.00. Raffle with Great Prizes. Wine, Cheese and Nibbles provided. All proceeds to the Alberto Hurtado Bursary Fund. All welcome.

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

Australian Construction. Gaps spotted in Clongowes setting up our new batting cage 👍

The Duck Push team in Clongowes is asking people to leave in any old vinyl records or CDs they are not using to Reception as they have found a way to make your old vinyl add to their fundraising efforts. More here: bit.ly/2v8tR2g ... See MoreSee Less

The Duck Push team in Clongowes is asking people to leave in any old vinyl records or CDs they are not using to Reception as they have found a way to make your old vinyl add to their fundraising efforts. More here: https://bit.ly/2v8tR2g

The Clongowes Foundation invites you and a guest to join us for the LEADERSHIP SERIES 2018 with JACK KAVANAGH (OC’11) on Wednesday 25th April, 7:15pm. Refreshments at 6:30pm in The Merrion Hotel. More here: bit.ly/2EHF89f ... See MoreSee Less

The Clongowes Foundation invites you and a guest to join us for the LEADERSHIP SERIES 2018 with JACK KAVANAGH (OC’11) on Wednesday 25th April, 7:15pm. Refreshments at 6:30pm in The Merrion Hotel. More here: https://bit.ly/2EHF89f

Oyez! Oyez! No fewer than 14 students from Clongowes as well as 4 recent past pupils have been involved in under age representative rugby at both provincial and international level in recent months. More here: bit.ly/2Hd9rK6 ... See MoreSee Less

Oyez! Oyez! No fewer than 14 students from Clongowes as well as 4 recent past pupils have been involved in under age representative rugby at both provincial and international level in recent months. More here: https://bit.ly/2Hd9rK6

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

A few snaps of James Coonan (Syntax). James broke his PB by 7 seconds in swimming and also smashed his run record by 11 seconds at the Youth Olympic Qualifier in Portugal over the weekend. Well done James. Super stuff!!

It’s all that practice in the new pool paying dividends

1 week ago
Avatar

Well done James!

1 week ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

This morning we launched the Happy Wall as part of our Amber Flag Initiative in the run up to Mental Health Awareness Day on Thursday, 26th April. More here: bit.ly/2H5Nj4v ... See MoreSee Less

This morning we launched the Happy Wall as part of our Amber Flag Initiative in the run up to Mental Health Awareness Day on Thursday, 26th April. More here: https://bit.ly/2H5Nj4v
Clongowes on Twitter
+ Facebook
Clongowes on Facebook

The Headmaster Mr Lumb presenting awards at yesterday's School Assembly to acknowledge recent achievements #prizegiving ... See MoreSee Less

The Headmaster Mr Lumb presenting awards at yesterdays School Assembly to acknowledge recent achievements #prizegiving

Last Thursday some 50 Old Clongownians, parents and guests gathered in London, to hear Professor Peter Neary (OC’67), from Oxford University deliver a talk on ‘Experts, Brexit and the Role of Economic Science’. More here: bit.ly/2HbpMvE ... See MoreSee Less

Last Thursday some 50 Old Clongownians, parents and guests gathered in London, to hear Professor Peter Neary (OC’67), from Oxford University deliver a talk on ‘Experts, Brexit and the Role of Economic Science’. More here: https://bit.ly/2HbpMvE

On Sunday 22nd April a number of students from Syntax will host a cake sale with a difference after Sunday Mass in the Concourse area. More here: bit.ly/2qGjBJ3 ... See MoreSee Less

On Sunday 22nd April a number of students from Syntax will host a cake sale with a difference after Sunday Mass in the Concourse area. More here: https://bit.ly/2qGjBJ3

French and German orals this week and brothers Niall and James McCormick are just two of our students who hope to do themselves proud. ... See MoreSee Less

French and German orals this week and brothers Niall and James McCormick are just two of our students who hope to do themselves proud.

Good luck to all the lads doing their leaving cert this year, and good luck with the orals this week lads

4 days ago
Avatar

Bon chance

4 days ago
Avatar

Good luck

3 days ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

Last Wednesday the Clongowes Senior Soccer team was forced to give best to reigning champions Belvedere in the final of the Joe McGrath Shield, but the outcome might well have been different. More here: bit.ly/2HDrmrj ... See MoreSee Less

Last Wednesday the Clongowes Senior Soccer team was forced to give best to reigning champions Belvedere in the final of the Joe McGrath Shield, but the outcome might well have been different. More here: https://bit.ly/2HDrmrj

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

‪First cricket game of the year v Phoenix Selection 👍‬

Clongowes Wood College SJ shared Irish Jesuits's live video.

Irish Jesuits
... See MoreSee Less

The Schola choir from Clongowes Wood College SJ singing at the ecumenical Evensong in St Macartin’s Cathedral in Enniskillen to celebrate the life of Blessed John Sullivan SJ. The saint taught in Clongowes for many years and served the poor of the area with love and his gift of healing. For the first half of his life he was a member of the Church of Ireland and would have sat in these very pews in this Cathedral, as a pupil of Portora Royal college in Enniskillen.

Beautiful

4 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

As one of the Cathedral tenor lay clerks, the boys were amazing.

4 days ago   ·  1
Avatar

Just beautiful

5 days ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

Clongowes Wood College SJ shared their post. ... See MoreSee Less

Ladies Association, Table Quiz in Clongowes on Thursday 19th April, 19.00. Raffle with Great Prizes. Wine, Cheese and Nibbles provided. All proceeds to the Alberto Hurtado Bursary Fund. All welcome.

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

Australian Construction. Gaps spotted in Clongowes setting up our new batting cage 👍

The Duck Push team in Clongowes is asking people to leave in any old vinyl records or CDs they are not using to Reception as they have found a way to make your old vinyl add to their fundraising efforts. More here: bit.ly/2v8tR2g ... See MoreSee Less

The Duck Push team in Clongowes is asking people to leave in any old vinyl records or CDs they are not using to Reception as they have found a way to make your old vinyl add to their fundraising efforts. More here: https://bit.ly/2v8tR2g

The Clongowes Foundation invites you and a guest to join us for the LEADERSHIP SERIES 2018 with JACK KAVANAGH (OC’11) on Wednesday 25th April, 7:15pm. Refreshments at 6:30pm in The Merrion Hotel. More here: bit.ly/2EHF89f ... See MoreSee Less

The Clongowes Foundation invites you and a guest to join us for the LEADERSHIP SERIES 2018 with JACK KAVANAGH (OC’11) on Wednesday 25th April, 7:15pm. Refreshments at 6:30pm in The Merrion Hotel. More here: https://bit.ly/2EHF89f

Oyez! Oyez! No fewer than 14 students from Clongowes as well as 4 recent past pupils have been involved in under age representative rugby at both provincial and international level in recent months. More here: bit.ly/2Hd9rK6 ... See MoreSee Less

Oyez! Oyez! No fewer than 14 students from Clongowes as well as 4 recent past pupils have been involved in under age representative rugby at both provincial and international level in recent months. More here: https://bit.ly/2Hd9rK6

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

A few snaps of James Coonan (Syntax). James broke his PB by 7 seconds in swimming and also smashed his run record by 11 seconds at the Youth Olympic Qualifier in Portugal over the weekend. Well done James. Super stuff!!

It’s all that practice in the new pool paying dividends

1 week ago
Avatar

Well done James!

1 week ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

This morning we launched the Happy Wall as part of our Amber Flag Initiative in the run up to Mental Health Awareness Day on Thursday, 26th April. More here: bit.ly/2H5Nj4v ... See MoreSee Less

This morning we launched the Happy Wall as part of our Amber Flag Initiative in the run up to Mental Health Awareness Day on Thursday, 26th April. More here: https://bit.ly/2H5Nj4v
+ Twitter
Clongowes on Twitter