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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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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ISTA Finalists

The tradition of science and mathematics is alive and well in Clongowes Wood and on Thursday, 17th November, the college received another accolade by coming first and second in the…

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Rhetoric Play

Tom Murphy’s 1961 work, ‘A Whistle in the Dark’, is a brave play for any group to put on. Dark, notoriously violent and essentially dismal, it succeeds or fails like few others on on the actors’ individual understandings of the tensions between

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Fr Vincent Murphy SJ RIP

A member of the community of Clongowes Wood College SJ, Fr. Vincent Murphy SJ, passed away peacefully this morning, in Cherryfield Lodge, Milltown Park; he will be sadly missed. Vincent was…

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Duck Push Christmas Cards

Fabulous Christmas Cards are now being sold in aid of the Duck Push, which purchases medical equipment for sick children. Everyone likes to support a charity at Christmas, and this…

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Past v Present Debate

The Music Performance Area was filled to capacity last week (Tuesday 15th, November) for the annual Past versus Present debate. This event has been held in the College each year…

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Scientific Quizmasters

The tradition of science and mathematics is alive and well in Clongowes Wood and last Thursday, 17th November, the college received another accolade by coming first in the Regional ISTA…

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Clongowes Golf Balls

It has been a good first term for golfers at Clongowes and this has been reflected in the from of senior skipper Conor Mulholland (Rhetoric), who has been on the…

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