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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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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