Between the Jigs and the Reels

On last Tuesday, October 3rd the Clongowes Trad Group returned to Connolly’s of Ballagh for the annual ‘Trad for Trócaire’ Session. We were joined on the night by representatives from…

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Comical Allies

Elements and Rudiments revealed their respective artistic talents at yesterday’s Comic Art Workshop presented by Kev F Sutherland on his much anticipated return to Clongowes. Kev is a Scottish comedian…

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Study Skills Seminar

The Grammar year group attended a Study Skills Seminar today (Wednesday October 5th) presented by Geraldine and Jesse from the Study Smart Tuition Centre . The centre was established five…

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Golfing or Farming?

The sterling efforts of Mikey Mina Ronayne (see below) in the recent Leinster Under 15 matchplay final and the imminent Past v Present Golf Match in this – the 50th…

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Comical Allies

Comic artist, Kev F Sutherland will make a return visit to Clongowes next Thursday (October 6th) to present a workshop to art students in Rudiments and Elements. Using his unique…

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Real World Problems

Clongowes physics and applied maths students are again involved in research projects with the University of Limerick. This will be the fifth year that the science department will linked up…

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Trad for Trócaire

On Monday the Clongowes Trad group travelled to the head offices of Trócaire in Maynooth to help launch the annual ‘Trad for Trócaire’ campaign. The group was introduced by Trócaire’s…

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Sailing for Clongowes

Well done to Luke Johnston (Rudiments) and Harry Browne (Elements) who represented Clongowes at the 41st All Ireland Inter Schools Sailing Regatta at Sutton Dinghy Club last Saturday and Sunday…

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Pilgrims’ Progress

On Wednesday the 7th of September, four Rhetoric students – Conor Galvin, Ben Messayeh, Sean McCrohan and Daniel Lumb (left to right above) – travelled to Lourdes as part of…

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Open Day

The Clongowes Wood College Open Day for First Year boys wishing to join in September 2017 takes place on Saturday October 8th. If you are interested in learning more about…

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A View from the Basement

Last week RTÉ1 Television broadcast a documentary on the life and work of Peter McVerry SJ. The title is ‘Peter McVerry: A view from the basement’. Including extensive interviews with Peter himself…

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Trad for Trócaire

On Tuesday, September 27th, the Clongowes Trad group, led by Ms Catherine and Mr Shane Heslin, will travel to the head offices of Trócaire in Maynooth, where they will play…

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Representative Honours

Conrad Daly, Cathal Duff, Dan Sheehan, Ronan Hannon, Liam El Sibai and Joe Murphy, who have received representative honours in rugby. Congratulations to the following boys on their selection for…

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60 years and counting

It may have crossed Fr Michael Sheil’s mind yesterday morning as the gentlemen of Rhetoric applauded him along the corridor of the 1966 Building to the Concourse where the school…

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Senior Choir at the Races

The Clongowes Senior Choir has been invited to perform this Sunday, September 11th at the prestigious Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh Racecourse. The choir will deliver three performances on the day:…

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Lourdes Pilgrimage

Lourdes Pilgrimage On Wednesday the 7th of September, five Rhetoric students – Charles Coonan, Conor Galvin, Sean McCrohan, Daniel Lumb and Ben Messayeh – will travel to Lourdes as part…

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