Set the World on Fire

When April with his showers sweet with fruit The drought of March has pierced unto the root …And many little birds make melody… Then do folk long to go on…

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A Pilgrimage of Trust

Taizé Pilgrimage Following a gap of two years the Clongowes Easter pilgrimage to Taizé in France resumed this spring during Holy Week. Once again it proved to be a time…

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Foundations of Hope

Hope Foundation – Kolkata 2017 Last month six Transition Year students, Harry Arkwright, Brian Gallagher, Tom Gilheany, Ross MacGoey, John Maher and Conor Martin along with Mr Noel Murray and Old…

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Easter Greetings

The vernal equinox has come and gone, the days have begun to outstrip the nights and, as Clongowes closes its doors for the Easter Holidays and we draw breath after…

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Golf Classic in K Club

As part of their fund raising campaign for the Clongowes Duck Push the gentlemen of Syntax are organising the Duck Push Golf Classic at the K-Club in Straffan Co. Kildare…

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Breaking Good

Crystal Clear Winner We are delighted to report that Kieran Barrett Gomez (Rudiments) was recently announced as a joint winner of the SSPC-iCRAG National Crystal Growing Competition. Kieran won an iPad…

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Dictum meum pactum

Bond Trader Challenge ‘Dictum meum pactum’ (my word is my bond) is the motto of the London Stock Exchange, where bargains are made with no exchange of documents and no…

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Sean the Cantabrigian

Sean McMahon (OC’16) meets our budding undergraduates Sean McMahon is currently home from the University of Cambridge for his Easter Break. Having now completed two of his three semesters of…

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Musicians and Illucinations

On Thursday and Friday, 30th and 31st March, Third Line and Syntax took to the stage with their dramatic offerings as Clongowes witnessed the long awaited return of its very…

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Passion and Death

Tenebrae: Passion and Death in the Sports Hall Tonight (Sunday 3rd April) saw this year’s Tenebrae Service staged in The Sports Hall at 20.30 for the entire school. Together with…

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Trad Session on Tuesday

The Clongowes Trad group will be playing in Connolly’s of Ballagh on Tuesday, April 4th from 19.30-21.30. This promises to be a great night of music and song and provides an opportunity…

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Return of the MACSI

Maths Modelling On Friday March 31st, Professor James Gleeson, Professor of Industrial and Applied Mathematics at the University of Limerick (UL) and Co-Director of the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science…

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Headmaster’s Assembly

The Boys’ Chapel was packed on Wednesday (March 29th) for the Headmaster’s Assembly just ten days before the start of the Easter Vacation. Mr Lumb commenced by congratulating the students…

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Festival of Drama

This coming Thursday and Friday (30th and 31st March) at 19.00, Third Line and Syntax take to the stage with their dramatic offerings as Clongowes witnesses the long awaited return…

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French Theatre

Tuesday the 21st of March provided an unique day for us. To witness the pure comedy provided by the brilliant French Theatre For Schools was an experience I’ll certainly not…

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Crossing the ‘Chalkline’

Mr Shane Heslin’s English class have been reading Jane Mitchell’s novel ‘Chalkline’ and decided to invite the author, Jane Mitchell, to Clongowes to give them the inside story on her…

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Golf Classic in K Club

As part of their fund raising campaign for the Clongowes Duck Push the gentlemen of Syntax are organising the Duck Push Golf Classic at the K-Club in Straffan Co. Kildare…

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American Football

Clongowes Wood College v Georgetown Prep, Maryland On a chilly Monday afternoon Clongowes hosted fellow Jesuit College, Georgetown Preparatory School from Maryland USA. With the rugby season drawing to a…

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