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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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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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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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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Rolling back the years video

Last May, exactly two hundred years after the arrival of the first student in Clongowes, a host of students, parents, staff, members of the Jesuit Community, past pupils and guests…

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Brendan Campbell RIP

We have just heard the sad news of the death of Brendan Campbell, former Physics teacher in Clongowes (1955-1996) following a long illness. Brendan will be remembered fondly by several…

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Reading Challenge

There is a hunger for reading in Elements as shown by the number of students who were presented with a Reading Challenge Certificate yesterday morning by the Headmaster, Fr Moloney…

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Christmas Magic

If, as Forrest Gump suggested, life is like a box of chocolates, then Sunday’s Christmas Concert in the Boys’ Chapel was a smorgasbord of magical auditory delights (Click on the…

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When in Rome…

Discupulos Pontemque Cano: A Journey to Ancient Rome It was 4am on a Friday morning and ten intrepid (if somewhat sleepy) Latin students, led by their magister, Mr. Adam Conry…

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High Jinks in Study

One of the boys having succeeded in capturing a cockerel smuggled the bird into evening study… The original Study Hall/Refectory block was built between 1818 and 1820 during the Rectorship…

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Cross-Country Success

Cross Country Update – The Three Counties League The Clongowes athletics team began their exceptional campaign earlier in the year at Knockbeg College. Our valiant squad would be competing in…

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Kids helping kids

Kids helping kids: 21 years of pushing ducks… Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin provides care and attention for some of Ireland’s sickest children. Taking part in the Duck Push is…

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CWC on RTE

Clongowes on Nationwide last Friday Looking back a over a wealth of history spanning 200 years, Clongowes Wood College in Clane, Co. Kildare is celebrating and reminiscing with a full calendar…

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