Headmaster’s Assembly

Before lunch on Wednesday (April 20th) the Boys’ Chapel was packed for the third Headmaster’s Assembly of the year. After the opening prayer by the Rector, Fr Michael Sheil, the…

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The Auld Triangle

The origins of racing ‘The Triangle’ in Clongowes, while hardly lost in the mists of time, are certainly unclear. It is such an obvious course that it is likely that…

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Jane Mitchell Author Visit

‘Chalkline’ author Jane Mitchell will visit Clongowes this Fri 22nd to deliver a presentation and writing workshop to Elements… Jane last visited the school in 2012 when our current Poetry…

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Bully4You

Last Wednesday, 13th April, the Parents’ Association arranged a talk for parents by a company called Bully4You represented on the night by Kevin Deering and Jim Harding. Bully4You is a…

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‘Sullivan’ Win Literary Quiz

Headed by their House leader, Michael Stapleton, quiz team ‘Sullivan’ scooped first place in this year’s James Joyce Library Literary Quiz. Stapleton with team mates, Rian McKeagney, Frankie Reilly, Dylan…

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Grammar v Mount Sackville

On Wednesday last, April 6th, an excited Grammar group hosted fellow third year students from Mount Sackville Secondary School in an annual social held in aid of Clongowes’ in house…

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Grandparents’ Sunday

Next Sunday (April 17th) there will be a special Sunday Eucharist in Clongowes to celebrate all Grandparents of the students and community in the College. We would like to invite…

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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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Trad Group Session

The Clongowes Trad group will be playing in Connolly’s of Ballagh on Tuesday April 12th from 7.30-9.30PM. This promises to be a great night of music and song and provides…

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Elements of Dublinia

Last Monday (4th April) the boys of Elements together with our history teachers Mr Garry Corcoran and Mr Colm Maloney and Mrs Eileen Lumb visited ‘Dublinia’, a history exhibition on…

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Cup Teams Depart

Following two distinguished campaigns with many a tense moment and much exciting rugby, both our Senior and Junior Teams were obliged to depart the cup competitions at the semi final…

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Parents’ Retreat

There are still some places available on the  one-day retreats for Parents / Guardians that will take place on Friday 8th April and Friday 22nd April in Glendalough Co Wicklow.…

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From the Headmaster

In a letter to Clongowes’ Parents and Guardians last month the Headmaster, Mr Chris Lumb was pleased to report that his introduction to Clongowes life has continued at a pace…

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Swimming with the Tide

Work on new swimming pool commences. In 1886 Clongowes Wood College amalgamated with its sister Jesuit boarding school in Tullabeg, almost doubling the school population at a stroke and signalling…

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Proclamation Day

Tuesday March 15th was declared Proclamation Day as part of the national commemoration of the 1916 Rising and we in Clongowes took special pride in the commemorations given our special…

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Flying the Flag

On a brisk Monday morning (7th March) Ms Margaret Doyle, Mr Colm Maloney and three representatives from Poetry, Conor Galvin, Brian Murphy and Sean McCrohan, travelled to Croke Park to…

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Choral Success

After months of hard work and preparation with Mr David Scott, Ms Anne Conaghan and Ms Catherine Heslin, singers from Clongowes Wood College competed at the Interschool’s Music Festival at…

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Trad Group Award

Clongowes Traditional Irish Music Group Receive Award from Trócaire. The Clongowes Wood College Traditional Irish music group has received a Special Recognition award from Trócaire in appreciation for their fundraising…

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