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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‘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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