Bicentenary Mass

Bicentenary Mass Next Sunday, 8th February 2015 we are privileged to have the Papal Nuncio, His Excellency The Most Rev Charles John Brown coming to visit us and celebrate Sunday…

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Awareness Ribbon Day

Fundraising for Cancer Research Next Thursday, 5th February, in conjunction with The Caroline Foundation we are going to have an AWARENESS RIBBON DAY. The Caroline Foundation (a constituent of Prof. John Crown’s Cancer Clinical Research…

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Possunt quia posse videntur

SCT v Castleknock College Although he might have assumed that he would quietly slip away into the sunset upon his retirement, the enigmatic Mr. Tony Pierce, erstwhile Latin and Maths…

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A Read on the ‘Rogues’

Ever wondered what the ‘rogues’ did to warrant a place in the Serpentine Gallery? All is revealed in ‘Clongownians of Distinction: A Guide to the Serpentine Collection’. The publication was…

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CWC in the NCH

In the perfect setting of the National Concert Hall, The Dublin Youth Orchestras (DYO) Annual Gala Concert took place on Saturday 10th January from where Michelle Burke, Fundraising & Marketing…

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Called to Serve

Called to serve Last Week we celebrated Christian Unity week which is traditionally observed from the 18th to the 25th January – the octave of St. Peter and St. Paul. Clongowes…

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Elements go North

Elements Belfast Tour On a cold and icy Monday morning just last week 65 Elements boys awoke from our slumbers at dawn, buzzing with the excitement of the week to…

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Parent Retreat

Parent Retreat in Glendalough There has been such a positive response to this experience in recent years that this year we are offering two dates: 1. Friday 24th of April…

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Gary skis for Ireland

It will come as no surprise to regular readers of this Clongowes Digest and the college website to learn that Gary Skinner (Syntax) has been chosen to be a member…

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Under the Influence

Learning to Love the World as God Does A lecture by Dr David Tuohy SJ on Jesuit Humanism in Education and a major exhibition entitled In the Spirit of the…

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Senior Cup Success

Although soccer in Clongowes is now one of the little brothers of the oval ball game, there was a time when it reigned supreme. It was first introduced to the…

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Quizmasters

Inter-schools 5th Year Library Quiz Five students from Poetry did an excellent job representing the school at the Inter-school Library Quiz held at Sandford Park on Jan 15th. This is…

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Another Milestone for Jack

The European Cross Country Championships held in the Bulgarian mountain resort of Sarakov last month marked another milestone in the promising athletic career of Poetry student Jack O’Leary. Following a…

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Orchestral Manoeuvres

Mark Thomas, Sang Gyu Park, Darren Cormican, Conor Breslin, Robbie White, Mrs. Theresa Thomas, Cormac Hegarty, James Collins Caffrey, Marcus Jankola, Mr. Philip Thomas (behind), Rhys Hylle, Cathal Duffy (behind),…

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Parent Pilgrimage to Spain

You are invited to take part in the “Footsteps of Ignatius Pilgrimage” which will take place in Spain in May 2015. The trip will begin in Ignatius’ birthplace, Loyola and…

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Clongowes Young Scientists

Following on from last year’s mathematical modelling project Tim Burke and Daniel Kilmartin (Poetry) decided to enter the BT Young Scientist Competition with a mathematical modelling solution to the problem…

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Grammar Parent Day

Creating Resilience in Families This year, the Grammar Parent Day will take place next Sunday 11th January 2015. Dr Fergus Heffernan a Clinical Psychologist, with an MSc in Family Therapies,…

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