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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Expectant waiting and preparation

Last Wednesday, 4th of December we held our annual Advent Reconciliation Service. Under the careful direction and management of our Liturgical Director, Mr. Cyril Murphy this Advent service proved both prayerful…

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ZIP-IT!!!

On Sunday November 17th , 40 students forsook the late Sunday call and gathered for early-morning Mass and breakfast to allow for a swift 9am departure from the college for…

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