Reaching for the Stars

We are delighted to announce that one of our students from the Rhetoric Graduating class of 2016 has been awarded a prestigious Ad Astra Academic Scholarship at UCD… Donnchadh Walsh (Rhetoric…

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Elements go North

From the moment they awoke on the morning of January 23rd the First Years were all but uncontainable with excitement at the prospect of the annual trip to Belfast. Cub reporter…

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Liturgical Media in Clongowes

Last Sunday February 5th, we introduced liturgical media within our celebration of the Eucharist in the Sports Hall. This inaugural liturgy featured the extensive use of twin screens and two…

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Crossing Barriers

As part of the annual Christian Unity week celebrations, Clongowes was delighted to take part in a bilateral celebration of the Christian faith with The King’s Hospital in Palmerstown on…

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Juniors March On

Clongowes 40 – Roscrea 0 JCT v Roscrea The Clongowes Junior Cup team followed their senior brethren into the quarterfinals of the cup with an impressive victory at Donnybrook yesterday.…

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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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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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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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