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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Bicentenary Rugby Festival

Coming to Clongowes this Autumn, 20 of the best schoolboy rugby teams in Ireland, England & Wales. In celebration of our Bi-centenary Clongowes Wood College is hosting a festival of…

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Rolling Back the Years

Bicentenary Pageant On Wednesday May, 18th 1814, in a country devoid of mechanised forms of transport, young Master James McLorinan from Dublin made the (then) long journey to the plains…

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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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A Cultural Symphony

On next Saturday (May 3rd) at 14.30 The Eichendorff School Orchestra from Germany (below), St. Joseph’s Senior National School Band under the Ballymun Music Programme with conductor Ron Cooney and…

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