Different Approaches

Last Tuesday, 2nd May, Physics students from Poetry travelled to the University of Limerick with Mr Stephen O’Hara to make their final presentations for the Mathematical Modelling project. This project,…

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Chateau de Clongowes

Clongowes Wine 2017 As part of their fund raising activities for the Duck Push this year three boys in Syntax decided to provide past pupils and parents with a set…

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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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We Were Blessed

Clongowes Parent Retreat ‘We were blessed in every way, a beautiful location, in the company of great people and best of all, super weather!’ So wrote Liz O’Kane after a…

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Clongowes Links

Earlier this year Jack O’Quigley, Eddie Boland and Hugo O’Donnell, decided that the boys in Clongowes could use a good set of cufflinks to complement their formal dress. They felt…

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Cup Success At Last!

Forster Cup Final It may have come as something of a (pleasant) surprise to some to note that the cup rugby season for Clongowes had not terminated with the departure…

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Victoribus Spolia

Inter Aulas Academiæ! On Tuesday 4th April our Latin class accompanied by Mr Adam Conry headed for Trinity College Dublin to compete in this year’s Latin Poetry Competition. This annual…

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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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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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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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