Magic in the Library

‘Young people can’t listen anymore’ was a remark made recently at a social gathering to storyteller Niall de Burca, who made his annual appearance in Clongowes recently. He didn’t agree…

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Union Day

UNION DAY TEDDY BEARS PICNIC COMPETITION Last year at Union Day we had the inaugural Teddy Bears Picnic competition which was a big success. Lots of children participated, setting up…

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Sean wins Nations Cup

Transition Year student, Sean Monaghan was a member of The Irish Under 16 Pony Show Jumping Team that won the Nations Cup in Odense, Denmark on Saturday, May 21st. Each…

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Leinster Athletics’ Success

Congratulations to Jack O’Leary (above, centre), who capped off a great week for Clongowes athletics as he captured the Senior 5000m Leinster schools’ title in Santry last Saturday afternoon (May 14th).…

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Duck Push Cake Sale

On Sunday 22nd May in the Concourse after 11.00am Mass a group of boys from Transition Year will host a cake sale and coffee morning as part of our fundraising…

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Darkness into Light 2016

All over the country today, in over 90 locations, people were getting up at ungodly hours to support Pieta House.  At Naas Racecourse 70 students along with Mr. Maloney, Mr.…

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Maths Models

On Wednesday, 13th of April, James Gleeson, Professor of Industrial and Applied Mathematics at UL and Co-Director of the MACSI Consortium, returned to Clongowes for his last visit, having come…

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Duck Push Wine

This year group of Syntax students have come together and decided to raise money for the Duck Push Fund by producing some very nice Clongowes labelled wine… For more than…

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Head down, eye on the ball…

Connor Mulholland (Poetry) recently spent two weeks at the American Golf Academy of Biarritz under the instruction of Michael Magher, a former PGA tour player, who advanced into the top…

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Duck Push Golf Classic

This year as part of their fundraising efforts for Duck Push 2016 a group of boys in Transition Year applied to take responsibility for running the Duck Push classic golf…

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United in Music

It is said that ‘music is the great uniter – an incredible force’ and that was well demonstrated when 73 members of the Clongowes orchestra and 80 members of the…

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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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