A Clongownian at Westminster

The hearts of Clongownians worldwide will have beaten a little faster and their pulses quickened last Tuesday as President Michael D Higgins mentioned one of our alumni, Tom Kettle (OC…

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A positive transition

Congratulations are due to all involved in the recent Transition Year inspection and most especially to the TY coordinator, Mr. Paul McCormack, who has put so much effort into the…

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The man who married a mountain

The exotically named (and eccentric) Comte Henry Patrick Marie Russell-Killough (OC 1852), one of our more intriguing Old Clongownians, came from a long lineage associated with Killough Castle in Co…

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SCT Final: Clongowes v Blackrock

Sunday 16th March, RDS – Kick off 2pm The History: Clongowes Wood College has met Blackrock College in the Leinster Schools’ Senior Cup Final nine times since 1887 (1927, 1928, 1936, 1949, 1953, 1981,…

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Ruck on up to Donnybrook

Leinster schools rugby players tog out for Jack Kavanagh Trust. Yesterday’s Leinster School’s Senior Cup Final was an extraordinary match and a roller-coaster ride for Clongowes supporters. The day will…

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Beginning on Monday the 24th March we will celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge in Coláiste Choill Chluana Gabhann (the college of the wood of the meadow of the blacksmith) for those who…

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Ruck on up to Donnybrook

Leinster schools rugby players tog out for Jack Kavanagh Trust. Yesterday’s Leinster School’s Senior Cup Final was an extraordinary match and a roller-coaster ride for Clongowes supporters. The day will…

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SCT Final: Clongowes v Blackrock

Sunday 16th March, RDS – Kick off 2pm The History: Clongowes Wood College has met Blackrock College in the Leinster Schools’ Senior Cup Final nine times since 1887 (1927, 1928, 1936, 1949, 1953, 1981,…

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A most unusual concert

It may not be the Twelfth Night but the musicians will ‘play on’ in Clongowes next Saturday (March 1st) at 19.30, when we host a most unusual concert, which will demonstrate…

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Lords of the ring

Following several weeks of lung-busting training at the National Boxing Stadium on South Circular Road our 30 volunteers are ready! (see YouTube link below) On February 21st at Dandelion on…

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