Clongowes Open Day

The Clongowes Wood College Open Day for First Year boys wishing to join in September 2020 takes place on Saturday May 11th, 2019. If you are interested in learning more about…

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Morning Prayer

This morning, Friday 12th April, the Headmaster Mr Lumb led Morning Prayer in the Concourse where he spoke about Holy Week and the hope that Easter time brings for all…

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Clongowes Union Dinner

Another busy year for the Clongowes Union was presided over by the energetic President, Conor Daly (OC’85). The Annual Business Lunch in October featured the award-winning comedian, satirist, columnist and impressionist…

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Duck Push Golf Classic

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

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Musical Successes

Congratulations to Sean Lannen (Grammar) who took first place and a gold medal in the ‘Buachaillí’ (boys 8-15)section of the Feis Ceoil in Sligo earlier this month. Sean was then…

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Green-Schools Programme

The Green-Schools Programme in Clongowes was initiated in January this year by Joey Kennedy (Rudiments), who is chair of the committee. Joey tells us what’s involved… The Green-Schools Programme was…

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Easter Liturgy

The Rector Fr Michael Sheil SJ and the Headmaster Mr Chris Lumb extend a warm invitation to you to join the Clongowes community in our annual Easter Liturgy of Tenebrae,…

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Physics Masterclass

On Wednesday, 20th March, Poetry student Alexandros Papadias attended a full day International Physics Masterclass, at Maynooth University, coordinated by the International Particle Physics Outreach Group, in co-operation with the European…

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Lenten Reconciliation

Lenten Reconciliation Service Last Wednesday the entire student body in Clongowes came together in preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation for a liturgy led by Fr Michael McGuckian SJ to…

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Duck Push Concert

We are approaching an eventful time of year for the Clongowes School Orchestra. After many months of perfecting our repertoire, the orchestra will be giving a concert in conjunction with…

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Clongowes 5km Fun Run

The first ever Clongowes’ 5km Fun Run was held at Clongowes Wood College on Saturday 23rd March at 11.30am. The morning was bright and sunny as several hundred athletes of…

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No Mossies in March

A short Jesuit Lenten campaign to raise money for the purchase of Long-Lasting Insecticide Mosquito Nets to battle malaria gets underway next week, March 25th – 29th. The ‘No Mossies…

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Clongowes 5km Fun Run

The first ever Clongowes’ 5km Fun Run will be held at Clongowes Wood College on Saturday 23rd March at 11.30am. The fun run is part of the Transition Year Duck…

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Drop Everything And Read

It is a long established tradition in Clongowes that we ‘Drop Everything And Read’ (D.E.A.R.) once a year and this year was no different. This week a 30 minute session…

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Má tá Gaeilge agat…

Seachtain na Gaeilge Beidh Seachtain na Gaeilge á cheiliúradh againn i gColáiste Choill Chluana Gabhann an tseachtain seo, ón Luan an 11ú go dtí an Aoine an 15ú. I measc…

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World Book Day

On Thursday, March 7th, a group of 11 from Elements and Rudiments (looking dashing in our formal dress!) departed early in the morning for a World Book Day event at…

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Seniors Go Down Fighting

Clongowes Wood College 19: Gonzaga College 22 In the end it was the only converted penalty of the match that separated the sister schools in Donnybrook yesterday afternoon in a…

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Cake for Crumlin

On Sunday, March 10th, after Mass a number of students from Syntax will host a cake sale in the Concourse area featuring produce that they have baked and prepared in…

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Science Awards

Junior Science Fair Awards From Tuesday 29th January to Friday 1st February, the Clongowes Wood College Science Department hosted our first ever Science Week. A high point of the event…

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