Cup Teams Advance

It’s that time of year again, when the young men of Clongowes don the purple and white to represent the college on the rugby field. While this has been happening…

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The Clongownian 2016

Last Thursday 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…

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Cheltenham Preview Night

Eddie O’Leary of Gigginstown House Stud, leading amateur jockey Katie Walsh and Robbie Power, recent winner of the Stan James Irish Gold Cup on Sizing John, will be amongst the…

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Seniors reach the Semis

Clongowes 24 – St Mary’s 14 Given the day that was in it each side was glad that St Valentine’s Day failed to provide another massacre as Clongowes moved past…

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Reaching for the Stars

We are delighted to announce that one of our students from the Rhetoric Graduating class of 2016 has been awarded a prestigious Ad Astra Academic Scholarship at UCD… Donnchadh Walsh (Rhetoric…

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Elements go North

From the moment they awoke on the morning of January 23rd the First Years were all but uncontainable with excitement at the prospect of the annual trip to Belfast. Cub reporter…

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Liturgical Media in Clongowes

Last Sunday February 5th, we introduced liturgical media within our celebration of the Eucharist in the Sports Hall. This inaugural liturgy featured the extensive use of twin screens and two…

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Crossing Barriers

As part of the annual Christian Unity week celebrations, Clongowes was delighted to take part in a bilateral celebration of the Christian faith with The King’s Hospital in Palmerstown on…

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Juniors March On

Clongowes 40 – Roscrea 0 JCT v Roscrea The Clongowes Junior Cup team followed their senior brethren into the quarterfinals of the cup with an impressive victory at Donnybrook yesterday.…

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Alumnus of the Year 2016

The Clongowes Alumnus of the Year Award recognises outstanding Old Clongownians who are one or more of the following: Inspirational Transformational Socially responsible Innovative Entrepreneurial Outstanding in their chosen area…

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Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week is an all-Ireland annual event, which invites Catholic schools to give expression in a special way to the ethos of Catholic education. It is a celebration of…

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A Garda’s Life For Me

On Thursday, the 19th of January, Ms. Dooley’s 3rd year CSPE class travelled to The Garda College in Templemore in Co. Tipperary for their Action Project on Law. The aim…

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Christmas Raffle Results

Last Thursday (January 19th), a hushed assembly in the concourse waited to hear the names of the lucky winners of the Duck Push Christmas raffle. Luke Molloy, Thristian Hylle, Kieran…

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Solving Real World Problems

The science department was delighted to welcome Professor James Gleeson back to Clongowes on Wednesday last, the 18th of January. Clongowes physics students are once again involved in research projects…

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CSI Clongowes

Last Saturday (January 14th), Transition Year was treated to a C.S.I. workshop by a member of the Sydney Police Department. The groups had to solve a murder case presented by…

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Knights of the Borrowed Dark

Energetic, enthusiastic, engaging, encouraging – all this can be said of author Dave Rudden, based on our evening with him last Tuesday (17th January). Rudden’s novel ‘Knights of the Borrowed…

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Crossing Barriers

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from 18th to 25th January – the octave of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. The theme chosen for 2017 is…

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New Gaps for Old

In December the five Australian GAP students (or Gappies), who have graced the groves of Clongowes since January 2016, began to make their way back home for a bit of…

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