Elements go North

From the moment they awoke on the morning of January 18th the first years were all but uncontainable with excitement at the prospect of the annual trip to Belfast… For many…

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Young Tigers

On Monday the 11th of January, Mr. Marron, his CSPE class and Mr. Corcoran set off for Dublin Zoo. We went there to learn more about the white rhino, which…

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Christian Unity Week in CWC

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from the 18th to 25th January – the octave of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. The theme chosen for 2016…

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Christmas Greetings

As I write, the long autumn term is about to come to a close and the Christmas holidays are upon us. My early months in Clongowes have been immensely enjoyable,…

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Clongowes Calendar

The Clongowes Wood College Calendar 2016 produced by Transition Year in support of the Clongowes’ Duck Push is now available at Reception for only €10.00.

Careers Morning

The parents association is pleased to announce that a CAREERS MORNING for Rhetoric and Poetry students has been organised for Saturday, 19th December, 9:30 am – 12:30pm. A variety of alumni and current parents have…

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Congratulations to Jack!

Following an excellent third place finish at the National Junior (Under 20) Cross Country Championship in November, Jack O’Leary (Rhetoric) was selected on the Irish national team for the European…

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When in Rome

At 5.00 a.m. on Friday 27th, November Mr. Conry’s Rhetoric Latin class, along with Mr. O’Hara and Mr. Leahy S.J., assembled in terminal of two of Dublin airport to set…

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International Honours

Congratulations to Oliver Mackle (OC’11), who was recently selected to play rugby for Hungary. Oliver is currently studying in Budapest at Szent István University, Faculty of Veterinary Science, where he is in…

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Elements go North

For many years now the Elements Tour has been a highlight of the boys first year in the school. Consisting of a wide range of activities, the tour provides a positive focus for the…

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Third Years in Court

On Thursday the 19th of November, my Civic Social and Political Education class and I travelled to Naas Courthouse for a criminal case in the Circuit Court accompanied by Mr…

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Rhetoric Play

On Friday and Saturday (20th and 21st November) the young thespians of Rhetoric brought ‘Translations’ by Brian Friel to the stage in Clongowes with resounding success. This devastatingly gorgeous play…

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Richard Thomas on Lyric FM

The Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year Richard Thomas (OC’13) will be featured on RTE Lyric FM TONIGHT, Wednesday 18th November at 8.00p.m. sharp (he’s first on). His 20…

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Kieran’s Kildare Leg

Sligo man Kieran Quinn (OC ’98) is a very able and talented musician who has a large following due to his versatile piano playing and his ability to connect to…

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Senior Choir in Sligo

The Senior Choir struck the right note at the International Choral Festival held in Sligo this weekend. Performing in front of an audience of some eight hundred people, the students scored an…

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Quizmasters

A total of five teams and fourteen students from Grammar and Rhetoric represented Clongowes in Science and Business last week with varying degrees of success… The tradition of science and mathematics is…

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Game of Thrones

Chess Challenge While Woody Allen may have quipped that he failed to make the chess team because of his height, the same may not be said of the intellectual giants…

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