Hats on to Hugo!

We have to take our hats off (or should that be on?!) to the staff and student body who carried out a simple act of solidarity with one of our…

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Past v Present: Round 2

On a lovely sunny October day (Wednesday 7th) Portmarnock Golf Club had put on its best bib-‘n-tucker to welcome OC Members and their Guests for the return-leg of the annual…

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County Champions

The Cross Country teams have been training hard since September in order to regain any speed and stamina lost over a decadent summer and – if recent results are anything…

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China In Their Hands

Here in Clongowes a small group of us study Chinese as an extra subject in the evening time with Mr. Lichao Li of the Confucius Institute. It is very enjoyable…

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Sound of Music in CWC

The walls of our appropriately named Green Room were alive with the sound of music last week (Thursday 15th), as it played host to our recent celebration of that very…

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Clongowes vs Argentina

As Ireland’s odyssey in the Rugby World Cup continues and the team attempts to go where no other Ireland team has done, both Rob Kearney (OC’04) and his brother and Dave…

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Peter Gray

Peter Gray was appointed to the role of chairman of the board in March 2015. Peter is a former pupil and school captain (OC’73), and was President of the Clongowes Union…

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Reading Path to Empathy

 A small selection of our collection that will help to develop empathy. ‘The Guardian’  recently published Lost for words? How reading can teach children empathy an article by Miranda McKearney and…

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Real World Problems

Clongowes physics and applied maths students are again involved in research projects with the University of Limerick. The science department has linked up once again this year with the Mathematics…

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Clongowes vs France

The hearts of Clongownians worldwide will have beaten a little faster and their pulses quickened yesterday (Sunday 11th) as they watched Rob Kearney (OC’04) and his brother Dave (OC’07) represent…

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Playing for charity

Last Thursday, The Clongowes Trad group, led by Mrs and Mr Heslin, was warmly welcomed to the head offices of Trócaire in Maynooth to participate in the launch of the…

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Reading Path to Empathy

 A small selection of our collection that will help to develop empathy. ‘The Guardian’  recently published Lost for words? How reading can teach children empathy an article by Miranda McKearney and…

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A Match of Two Halves

Present v Past Golf The 33rd playing of the Present v Past Golf Challenge for the Union Golf Society Shield took place on the Clongowes Course on Sunday 20th September.…

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Pat Taaffe and Shergar

This Saturday, 26th September Pat Taaffe (Rudiments – pictured above winning the Dingle Derby) will represent his country when ten Irish riders take on their British counterparts in the third…

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Citius, Altius, Fortius

Despite the absence of anything even resembling an Indian summer this month, the athletics track and ancillary field event locations were primed in preparation for Sports Day yesterday (Monday, 21st September).…

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Clongownians at the RWC

The hearts of Clongownians worldwide will have beaten a little faster and their pulses quickened this morning at the news that Rob Kearney (OC’04) and his brother Dave (OC’07) have…

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