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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Rhetoric Parent Day

Rhetoric Parent Day will take place on next Sunday 15th January 2017 as indicated on the school calendar. The day will begin at 10am and will end after 11.30am Mass. You are…

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Macbeth Unlimited 

It’s Shakespeare, Jim – but not as we know it… The ubiquitous Bard of Avon wrote Macbeth around 1609, and since then it has been the most performed of his…

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Elements of Reading

Awards to Elements for Diversifying Reading There is a hunger for reading in Elements as shown by the number of students who were presented with a Reading Challenge Certificate recently…

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Orchestral Manouveres in Cherryfield

Yesterday (Sunday, 18th December) seven Rhetoric orchestral musicians and three choristers from Syntax, accompanied by Mr Philip and Ms Theresa Thomas, their son Mark (OC’15) and of course the indispensable…

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Latin Lovers

The Rhetoric Latin class, ten men strong, set off from Dublin Airport at 6 a.m. on Saturday 3rd December accompanied by their guide Dominus Conry and fellow Romanophiles Domini O’Hara…

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Parents’ Book Club

This is a reminder that the Parents’ Book Club will be having its Christmas evening out on Wednesday, 14th December, at Vie de Chateau in Naas at 6pm. All are…

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Trad Group in Shannnonbridge

On Friday, 18th of November, the Clongowes Trad Group headed off for Shannonbridge in County Offaly, for an afternoon of traditional music at its finest. Fred Sargaison from Syntax, who…

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Fine Art Exhibition

The Annual Clongowes Fine Art Exhibition is now showing in the Concourse and will continue until Sunday 18th December. The official opening will take place after Mass on Sunday 11th…

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