Grammar Retreat to Emmaus

Grammar Retreat to Emmaus On Friday the 13th (!) of September, the Grammar students, set off to ‘Emmaus’ in north Dublin on their annual retreat. As an entire group we were brought together to one…

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TY Outdoor Education Trip

On Tuesday the 10th of September, with the Junior Certificate results still looming, the Syntax group of 2013/14 set out on their Outdoor Education Trip to Rostrevor, Co. Down. We…

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Junior Cert Results

Last Wednesday the Syntax boys received their Junior Cert Results three months after completing the exams and following a few days of nervous anticipation. They had no need to worry…

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Sean Monaghan at the RDS

During August Sean Monaghan (Rudiments) took part in the Dublin Horse Show at the RDS. Mounted on his horse Ballygawley Braveheart Sean  competed very creditably in the event for 138cm…

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Representative rugby honours

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to represent Leinster at Under 19 and Under 18 levels: Under 19 Cillian Burke, Fergal Cleary, Cian O’Donoghue and Stephen McVeigh.…

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Seamus Heaney and Clongowes

Each year the pupils of Clongowes and Portora Royal School, Enniskillen compete for the Beckett-Joyce award, which honours two of our most famous writers and helps to link the schools…

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Pilgrimage to Lourdes

On Saturday the 7th of September, six of our students: Martin Sutton, Tom Cantillon, Jeff Gibbons, Milo Rooney, Sam Messayeh, Dara Corbett will travel on pilgrimage to Lourdes. They will…

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Mass for new school year

With an Indian summer in full swing, the Sports Hall provided a suitably open and bright environment for the school to celebrate the Opening of the School Year Mass. Led…

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A very special holiday

Since 1990 Clongowes has hosted a very special holiday in mid July for the special needs pupils of St. Mark’s and St. Anne’s school in the Curragh.  Along with KARE,…

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Elements of music

As if they hadn’t already announced themselves to the school community, Elements certainly made themselves known with a bang last weekend. Following an impressive introduction to the Clongowes rugby field,…

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And so it begins…

Last Friday, the school community convened in the Boys Chapel to mark the beginning of the bicentenary year in the life of Clongowes. There was a palpable buzz in the…

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Leaving Certificate Results

On Wednesday 14th August the boys from Rhetoric 2013 returned the school to collect their Leaving Certificate results. In a letter to the parents the Headmaster Fr Moloney congratulated them on…

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Welcome Back

Thursday August 29th brings about the 200th school year of Clongowes Wood College. Welcome back to all our students and a very special welcome to our new Elements class of…

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UNION DAY

Union Day (Sunday 26th May) dawned bright and sunny and remained so until the last revellers left the school grounds. As ever it was an emotive occasion for the departing…

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SUMMER CONCERT

On a sultry summer afternoon last Sunday (19th) parents, and families of the incoming Elements group were treated to a most sublime concert featuring students from the Music Department from…

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New Assistant Headmaster

On Friday 24th May the Board of Management appointed Mr Martin Wallace as Assistant Headmaster of Clongowes to succeed Mr Martin Nugent, who will step down from the post on…

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