Lourdes Pilgrimage

On Monday September 7th, five Rhetoric students, Daniel Lane, Michael Stapleton,  Conor Slattery, Joseph Martin and Thomas Blake (above), accompanied by Australian GAP student Patrick Sunderland and Mr Francis Marron set off for…

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Youth Club to Youth Café

Conor Daly (OC’85) writes to tell us that the Clongowes Youth Café – an initiative of the Clongowes Union and the Peter McVerry Trust (PMVT) – is now complete and…

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Web Award Nomination

Clongowes Wood College SJ is delighted to have been nominated in the Best Education/Third Level category for this year’s 2015 Web Awards to be held in the RDS on Thursday,…

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Savage Success

Last May Robbie Savage (then in Rudiments) and James Coonan (in Elements) rode to success on the Irish Tetrathlon Squad at the UK British Regional Competition in Moreton Morrell. Last…

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Key Elements in Clongowes

Last Tuesday heralded the start of a new journey for our incoming first years. While the rain may have helped mothers (and fathers) disguise the tears it certainly didn’t dampen…

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Dancing in the Concourse

Following the summer break, local residents of Clane and Prosperous will once again return to Clongowes to take part in the Age Action Programme which will re-start on Tuesday September…

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A New Hand On The Tiller

Following the departure of Fr Leonard Moloney last week, Mr Chris Lumb, has become the first lay headmaster of Clongowes Wood College…  Chris (pictured above with the Rector, Fr Michael…

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Fr Moloney Departs

Last February, after eleven years in the position, Fr Leonard Moloney SJ announced that he would be stepping down as Headmaster of Clongowes Wood College in August and last Wednesday…

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Leaving Cert Results 2015

Congratulations to the Class of 2015 and their mentors on achieving an excellent points-average of just over 432 points in the results issued by the Department of Education earlier this…

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Another Year

Clongowes Bicentenary year wound to a close on Union Day after twelve action-packed months of celebration and commemoration as well as much pause for thought. The Bicentenary was celebrated out…

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Bicentenary Concert in NCH

From the first tentative arrival of the shades of Fr Peter Kenney and James McLorinan to the last exultant beat of the impish David Dudeney’s drum the National Concert Hall…

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Savage Discipline

Last month Robbie Savage (Rudiments – centre above) and James Coonan (Elements) rode to success on the Irish Tetrathlon Squad at the UK British Regional Competition in Moreton Morrell. Here…

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O’Meara Generations

Peter O’Meara (OC’88) and his wife Hilary were very proud parents on Union Day when their son Rory (Elements) collected the Clongowes Union medal for Third Line Debating along with…

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Paddle Your Own

The ancient and noble sport of canoeing has recently been rekindled in Clongowes Wood College. Previously Clongowes was a Schools’ Canoeing powerhouse especially in 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s. Clongowes had…

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Senior Cup Success

The Clongowes Senior team enjoyed their most successful season to date winning four of the five competitions they entered. They suffered just one defeat in twenty-two games, winning nineteen and…

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Another Year

Message from the Headmaster Clongowes Bicentenary year wound to a close last week on Union Day after twelve action-packed months of celebration and commemoration as well as much pause for…

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Father John Sullivan SJ

THE MOST REV’D DR MICHAEL JACKSON ARCHBISHOP OF DUBLIN AND BISHOP OF GLENDALOUGH AND THE VERY REV’D DERMOT DUNNE DEAN OF CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL ARE PLEASED TO INVITE YOU TO…

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All Ireland Success

Major congratulations are due to Jack O’Leary (Poetry), who won Gold at yesterday’s (30th May) All Ireland Schools’ Athletics in the Senior 2000m steeplechase. In a pacy and tactical race,…

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You SHALL go to the Ball!

In recent years the Sports Hall has come to embody the growth of Clongowes as it enters it’s 200th year. Doubling as the school chapel to facilitate growing numbers, the…

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