Snatched success

Clongowes Wood College 16: Presentation College, Bray 11 The sweetest of victories always seem to come about the hard way. As the full-time whistle finally shrilled at Wanderers Rugby Club…

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Dancing for the Philippines

In the immediate aftermath of the Typhoon Haiyan disaster in the Philippines the Rector, Fr Michael Sheil SJ, launched an appeal for relief funds from the wider Clongowes family. Just…

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Is Christ divided?

Last week on Sunday, January 19th Christians throughout the world came together to celebrate Christian Unity Week.  In what has become an annual tradition at Clongowes, we were blessed by…

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Winning in the rain…

Clongowes Wood College 34: Kilkenny College 15 Despite months of relentless toil and commitment, the Clongowes SCT 2014 realised that the hard work was only beginning as they were greeted…

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Learning to dance in the rain

A Seminar for Parents on Adolescent Mental Health Parents, you are cordially invited to attend a Seminar on Adolescent Mental Health next Monday, 27th January at 19.15 in the Boys’…

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Perpetual debating success

Just before Christmas (Tuesday, December 17th) a team of three Poetry students attended a parliamentary style debate in the Naas County Council building to defend the Liam O’Connell Perpetual Trophy…

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Grammar and road safety

As part of Ms. Dooley’s CSPE class, three Syntax boys, Jeff McCourt (pictured above), David Murtagh (below) and Jack Spicer promoted road safety by taking photos with a person on the…

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Scientists put to the test

On Thursday 14th November, six students from Rhetoric took part in the regional Irish Science Teachers Association quiz in NUI Maynooth. The quiz consisted of eight rounds of six questions and…

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New Foundation for an Old School

Clongowes Wood College Foundation has been re-launched following a short period of inactivity, with a new energetic team. The Foundation’s responsibility is to nurture relationships and secure funding to realise…

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Fighting For Jack

With the New Year in full swing, White Collar Boxing provides its participants with the opportunity to shed some pounds and swap the safety and monotony of the office for…

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President Michael Sheil SJ

The Irish Federation of Jesuit Alumni (IFJA) is a representative body for the Past Pupil Unions of Jesuit schools in Ireland. It exists to facilitate communication between Jesuit alumni/ae, both…

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Making a Mark in music

Mark Thomas, Poetry, was recently successful in his Violin audition for the National Youth Orchestra (NYO) of Ireland. He is currently attending a course in Kilkenny College, where he is…

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Collinge an file

‘Is mise Collinge an file’ is not how Mr Declan Collinge, introduced himself to the students of Irish language in Elements, Syntax and (appropriately) Poetry when he addressed them in the…

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