An Oldest Clongownian

Clongowes Wood College wishes Dr Diarmuid O’Driscoll (pictured in the middle) every happiness on this his 100th birthday. Diarmuid came to Clongowes in 1930 and was happy to avail of the…

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Fearless Like A Child

In 2012, just over a year after leaving Clongowes, Jack Kavanagh (OC’11) sustained a spinal cord injury following a simple windsurfing accident only weeks before entering his second year of…

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Leadership Series 2018

  The Clongowes Foundation invites you and a guest to join us for the LEADERSHIP SERIES 2018 ‘Before we lead others we must lead ourselves’ JACK KAVANAGH (OC’11) Cultivating and…

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UK Leadership Series

Pictured above are the Headmaster, Mr Chris Lumb; Professor Neary; Chair of the Clongowes Foundation, Joe Rooney and President of the Clongowes Union, Joe McVeigh (OC’96) On the evening of Thursday 12thApril, some…

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UK Leadership Series

  The Clongowes Foundation invites you and a guest to join us for the UK LEADERSHIP SERIES ‘Understanding the Changing Economic and Political Landscape’ PETER NEARY (OC’67) With the liberal…

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Leadership Series

  The Clongowes Foundation invites you and a guest to join us for the LEADERSHIP SERIES 2018 ‘Before we lead others we must lead ourselves’ JACK KAVANAGH (OC’11) Cultivating and…

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Changes in the Foundation

New Chair of Fundraising in the Clongowes Foundation After forty-two years of service to Clongowes, the last four of which were as Chair of Fundraising in the Clongowes Foundation, Martin…

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Fr Peter Kenney Day

As is now the custom every June, Clongowes Foundation welcomes all Old Clongownians, who have left the College forty years or more, to enjoy Fr. Peter Kenney Day. This year…

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London Leadership

Gordon D’Arcy Clongowes London Leadership April 2017 Last Thursday April 27th, the annual Clongowes London Leadership series took place. Seventy plus UK based OC’s accompanied by some very welcome guests…

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Alumnus of the Year 2016

There was surely a straw or two in the wind for the Rector and quintessential Old Clongownian, Fr Michael Sheil, SJ (OC’56), when he found himself excluded from the deliberations…

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Foundation Leadership Series

The Clongowes Wood College Foundation welcomed over 350 alumni, current parents along with the Rector, Fr. Michael Sheil SJ and our new Jesuit Provincial Fr. Leonard Moloney SJ to the O’Callaghan’s…

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Leadership Series

Last week Ms Orlaith Carmody, an international speaker, coach, author of ‘Perform as a Leader’ and MD of Mediatraining.ie, addressed an audience of Old Clongownians, parents and staff on “The Performance of Leadership”. The event, which…

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Leadership Series 2014

Clongowes Foundation Leadership Series The Clongowes Foundation Leadership Series re-emerged following a hiatus since 2012 with an inspiring and humble delivery by Patrick Joy (OC ‘69). EY Entrepreneur of the…

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New Foundations

At the Parents’ Gathering, which followed the Bicentenary Mass in Clongowes last Sunday (September 14th) the Headmaster, Fr Moloney sj spoke about the tangible excitement resulting from his announcement after…

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New Foundation for an Old School

Clongowes Wood College Foundation has been re-launched following a short period of inactivity, with a new energetic team. The Foundation’s responsibility is to nurture relationships and secure funding to realise…

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