Bicentenary Rugby Festival

At a reception in the college on Monday 6th October, details were announced of the forthcoming Rugby Festival which will take place on the grounds on Friday 24th and Saturday…

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Real World Problems

Physics Department welcomes leading Applied Mathematician Professor James Gleeson to Clongowes. Clongowes physics students are once again involved in research projects with the University of Limerick. The department has linked…

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Welcome to the Holodeck

From the Campfire to the Holodeck It is entirely appropriate that the new Cooperative Learning Centre is the result of a collaborative process. Last year, I began by bringing Elements…

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Open Day

With the new Elements class barely through the first pages of their copybooks, Clongowes is preparing to welcome potential members of the Rhetoric (6th Year) Class of 2021. It will…

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Face Book

Not losing face: gaining Facebook As the Clongowes Facebook page went live last week, Mr. Colm Maloney could be forgiven for shedding a few despairing tears. A vociferous advocate of…

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‘The Clongownian’

Last week saw the arrival of the much-anticipated latest issue of The Clongownian in the school. The journal was presented to the Headmaster, Fr Leonard Moloney sj by the editor,…

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Trad for Trócaire

Last week, the Clongowes Traditional Irish Music Group was invited to launch ‘Trad for Trócaire’ at its head offices in Maynooth. ‘Trad for Trócaire’ is a national event promoting the…

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Sports Day

Following the welcome arrival of an Indian summer last week, the athletics track was primed in preparation for Sports Day 2014. On Thursday the sun cast the playing fields and…

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A Debt of Honour

Last Sunday, 14th September, Mass was celebrated in the college to mark the bicentenary of the foundation of Clongowes in 1814. The Celebration of the Eucharist was led by Fr…

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Last Sunday, 14th September, Mass was celebrated in the college to mark the bicentenary of the foundation of Clongowes in 1814. The Celebration of the Eucharist was led by Fr…

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New Foundations

At the Parents’ Gathering, which followed the Bicentenary Mass in Clongowes last Sunday (September 14th) the Headmaster, Fr Moloney sj spoke about the tangible excitement resulting from his announcement after…

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Lourdes Pilgrimage

Last Sunday, 7th September, six Rhetoric students travelled to Lourdes as part of the annual Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage. Spencer Adamson, James Caffrey, Darragh Counihan, Richard Flood, Rowan Osborne and Alex O’Sullivan…

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Bicentenary Mass

Bicentenary Mass on Sunday, 14th Next Sunday, 14th September, there will be a Mass in the Sports Hall at 11.15 to mark the bicentenary of the foundation of Clongowes in…

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Rhythm and News

Elements of Rhythm As if they hadn’t already announced themselves to the school community, Elements certainly made themselves known with a bang last weekend. Saturday saw the arrival of the…

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Tennis Success

Congratulations to  Michael Silvester (Poetry) and Conor McCabe (Rudiments) who did themselves and the school proud during the summer. Both boys took part in the Donnybrook Junior Open Tennis Tournament, a week…

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Breaking the ice…

On the glorious last day of summer the parents of Elements 2014/15 gathered in the salubrious surroundings of The Lyons Estate at the invitation of the Parents’ Association Committee. The…

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Key Elements in Clongowes

At lunchtime on Tuesday 26th August the corridors of Clongowes Wood College became home to the 201st class in the school’s history. While many of Rhetoric 2020 will have been…

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Father Kenney Day

The spirit of Fr Peter Kenney SJ, founder of Clongowes Wood College (1814), beamed down on the 650+ guests who attended the old school on Saturday, 21st June to mark…

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Leaving Cert Results

Last Wednesday, 13th August, the students from Rhetoric 2014 returned to the school to collect their Leaving Certificate results. We had high expectations of the boys, which they surpassed by some…

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Bicentenary Event

Union Bicentenary Event (Incorporating Fr. Kenney Day) Saturday 21st June 2014 – Clongowes Wood College As you will now be aware, this year marks the 200th anniversary of your alma mater…

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