How Many….?

How many students get to meet the author of their Leaving Certificate text? Very few, one would say. But on Tuesday afternoon in the James Joyce Library thirty one of…

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Writes of Passage

Came across this great list of reads today for young adults on the World Book Day website. http://worldbookday.com/writes-of-passage/ The majority of these titles are available in the James Joyce Library…

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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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Drop Everything And Read

World Book Day  It has become a tradition that in order to celebrate World Book Day here in Clongowes we “Drop Everything And Read” (D.E.A.R.). As in previous years students…

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Catching Fire in the library

The James Joyce Library together with the Arts and the English Departments invites Junior Cycle students to participate in a ‘Hunger Games’ themed Art & Literacy competition. Participants are asked…

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Love of Food

Last Monday (20th May) in the James Joyce Library the Headmaster Fr Moloney launched the Good Food Cookbook by Richard Banahan (Rhetoric). Richard wrote and designed the book himself and did…

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