Fr Moloney leaving CWC

Last Tuesday (10th February), Fr Leonard Moloney SJ announced that he would be stepping down as Headmaster of Clongowes Wood College in August, after eleven years in the position. In…

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Champion Jack O’Leary

Leinster Senior Champion Major congratulations are due to Jack O’Leary (Poetry), who won the Leinster Senior Cross Country title in Santry last Wednesday (11th February). In a pacy and tactical…

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How Many….?

How many students get to meet the author of their Leaving Certificate text? Very few, one would say. But on Tuesday afternoon in the James Joyce Library thirty one of…

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John Paul II Awards

John Paul II Awards Last week, four students from Poetry along with the Rector, Fr. Michael Sheil sj and our Pastoral Coordinator, Ms Anne Marie Dolan travelled to the Seven Oaks’…

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SCT hold on in cracker

For three heart-stopping minutes and forty nail-biting seconds yesterday, the spellbound crowd in Donnybrook watched as wave after wave of St Michael’s players broke on the Clongowes line, only to…

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Writes of Passage

Came across this great list of reads today for young adults on the World Book Day website. http://worldbookday.com/writes-of-passage/ The majority of these titles are available in the James Joyce Library…

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Black-Tie Event

Tickets on Sale February 10th for The Bicentenary Celebration 16th May 2015  https://pay.easypaymentsplus.com/feepay1.aspx?id=288  

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JCT just fall short

Relentless Clongowes Fall Short The Clongowes JCT drew something of a short straw when faced with favourites Blackrock in their first outing last Friday (February 6th). It was a match…

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European Youth Parliament

Making the ordinary, extraordinary On the 16th January, six boys from Syntax (Lorcáin O’Shea, Lorcan Barrett, Michael O’Brien, Shane Hogan, Sean Ojejinmi and Conor Galvin) and four boys from Poetry…

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A quiet success

‘I’ve won Heineken Cups, I’ve played for Ireland, I’ve been to a World Cup; but some of my best rugby memories come from my days in Clongowes. Every kid dreams…

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Distinguished OCs

Clongownians of Distinction: A guide to the Serpentine Collection Last Tuesday evening, 27th January, in Clongowes Clongownians of Distinction: A guide to the Serpentine Collection, by Dr Harman Murtagh (on the right…

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Bicentenary Mass

Bicentenary Mass Next Sunday, 8th February 2015 we are privileged to have the Papal Nuncio, His Excellency The Most Rev Charles John Brown coming to visit us and celebrate Sunday…

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Awareness Ribbon Day

Fundraising for Cancer Research Next Thursday, 5th February, in conjunction with The Caroline Foundation we are going to have an AWARENESS RIBBON DAY. The Caroline Foundation (a constituent of Prof. John Crown’s Cancer Clinical Research…

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Possunt quia posse videntur

SCT v Castleknock College Although he might have assumed that he would quietly slip away into the sunset upon his retirement, the enigmatic Mr. Tony Pierce, erstwhile Latin and Maths…

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A Read on the ‘Rogues’

Ever wondered what the ‘rogues’ did to warrant a place in the Serpentine Gallery? All is revealed in ‘Clongownians of Distinction: A Guide to the Serpentine Collection’. The publication was…

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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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