Fordham Prep Exchange

Six students from Fordham Preparatory School arrived at Clongowes last Friday the 8th of November as part of the annual Global Exchange Programme which is now in its second year.…

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The Elements Parent Day

This year’s Elements Parent Day took place on Sunday the 10th of November. The day was opened by guest speaker Fr Donal Neary SJ who presented on ‘A Jesuit School…

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Trad for Trócaire – 2019

Trad for Trócaire is a national fundraising campaign initiated after the devastating Haiti earthquake in 2010 which had over 230,000 fatalities. Music teacher, Mrs Catherine Heslin founded the Clongowes Trad…

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We Are Now a Droichead School

Clongowes is delighted to announce that we are now a registered Droichead School which means that our newly qualified teachers are welcomed into a supportive and structured environment. Droichead (meaning…

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Duck Push Christmas Shop

Cards and Baubles This year’s Duck Push Christmas shop is open for business with some festive items that will raise funds for Duck Push 2020.   Clongowes Christmas Baubles The…

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Climate Action Week

Ireland’s third Climate Action Week took place from the 14th to the 20th of October. Green Schools is Ireland’s leading environmental management and education programme for schools. Joey Kennedy (Grammar) founded…

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Wellness Day

This year’s Wellness Day took place on Wednesday the 23rd October opening in the Boys’ Chapel with keynote speaker Jack Kavanagh (OC ’11), who sustained a life-changing spinal cord injury…

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Mathematical Modelling

The annual Maths Modelling project for Syntax and Poetry groups commenced on Tuesday the 8th of October with a presentation and workshop in the Science, Art and Technology building at…

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Morning Prayer – Wellness

Headmaster Mr Lumb delivered morning prayer this morning in the Concourse ahead of Wellness Day this Wednesday. He reflected on the importance of being mindful of our thoughts as they…

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NYC Reunion

A reunion of Old Clongownians who currently reside in North America took place on Saturday the 28th of September at the National Arts Club on Gramercy Park in New York…

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Duck Push Presentation

On Thursday 10th October, a group of boys from Poetry presented a cheque for €56,000, proceeds from the 2019 Duck Push, to medical staff and members of the fundraising team…

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Kairos Retreat 2019

This year, the Kairos retreat for Poetry students was held in a new venue; in the beautiful surroundings of the Dromantine Retreat and Conference Centre, Newry. This is the 21st…

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Lourdes Pilgrimage 2019

Earlier this month, a group of five Rhetoric students David Kelly, Chris Martin, Alexandros Papadias, Sam Lumb and Harry Radmall joined the Dublin Arch Diocese pilgrimage to Lourdes with Mrs.…

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A Taste of Japan

To kick off the Rugby World Cup, the boys were treated to ‘A Taste of Japan’, on Thursday evening the 19th September. The event was greatly anticipated and even more…

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Interhouse Sports Day 2019

The annual Interhouse Sports Day on September 5th was blessed with good weather, allowing the boys to take full advantage of spending the afternoon out of the classroom and on…

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