Book Bingo Certificates Presented

Book Bingo Certificates– Standing. Dan Gannon, Keenan Crutchley, Sean Ojejinmi, Luke Clohessy, Haig Oman, St. John Hall, Brian Murphy. Seated. Colm O’Sullivan, Ms O’Loughlin (Librarian), James Lambe, Fr Moloney S.J.,…

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Surfing the Strand

On Sunday last, a group of boys from Third Line appeared to be oblivious to the wintry conditions as they took to the waves in Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Having got…

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CREATIVE TOM CANTILLON

The Martin Wills Annual Writing Awards is a competition established in 1992 to commemorate the life of Martin Wills, journalist and amateur jockey, who died that year, aged 39. It…

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Lovely Lowry

Every Wednesday boys from the Third Line, accompanied by Mr. Seamus Aherne, make the short trip to Carton House to enjoy golf lessons from some of Ireland’s top professionals. Today,…

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THE AULD TRIANGLE

 Results of the Triangular Race 2012 Third Line (Record 7.37.73) 1. Daniel Reilly    07.55.03 2. Thomas Connolly 08.01.33 3. Christian Casey 08.04.52 Lower Line (Record 7.19.31) 1. Jack O’Leary 06.54.00 2. Jack…

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MATHEMATICAL MODELS

MACSI is a project that is unique to Clongowes and is a fantastic opportunity for us to get involved in real world applications and see how problems in science and…

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RUDIMENTS RETREAT

This year, Rudiments students went to Cavan for their retreat. There is an ‘Adventure Retreat Centre’ there that I had engaged with before for some retreats so, here in the…

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PARENT RETREAT

On the 19th April, I was privileged to take a group of CWC parents on a day retreat to Glendalough. I composed the retreat around the theme of the Road to…

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BECKETT-JOYCE AWARD 2013

Last Friday evening (26th April), in the Jesuit Community Library, members of the Clongowes and Portora Unions, members of staff and, most especially, this year’s entrants for the Beckett-Joyce Award…

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BAREFOOT ON THE REEK

On the 6th of April 2013 eight lads from Transition Year set out to climb Croagh Patrick barefooted in aid of the Duck Push. We were inspired by my uncle…

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LAUNCH OF THE CLONGOWNIAN

Last Thursday saw the arrival of the much-anticipated latest issue of The Clongownian in the school. The journal was presented to the Headmaster, Fr Moloney at Morning Prayer by the…

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Retirement of Mr Martin Nugent

At a Board of Management meeting held last Friday, April 19th Mr Martin Nugent announced that he will be retiring as Assistant Headmaster of Clongowes this summer. On Monday morning,…

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