Cherryfield Orchestra Visit

Pictured L – R: Philip Thomas, Tommy Ingles OC18, Fr. Michael Sheil, Rory Mac Gabhann, Theresa Thomas, Ben Wilkins, Luke Harrington, Rory O’Meara, Luke McMahon, Sam Reilly, Cillian O’hAimghirin, Oscar…

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The Clongownian 2019

This week saw the arrival of the much-anticipated latest issue of the annual (and historic) journal The Clongownian in Clongowes Wood College. The journal was presented to the Headmaster, Mr Chris Lumb…

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Morning Prayer

Headmaster, Mr Lumb delivered morning prayer in the Concourse this morning ahead of the Christmas break which begins this Wednesday. He told the story of Ebenezer Scrooge as he reflected…

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Christmas Lunch 2019

On Monday the 9th of December, the whole Clongowes community joined together in the Ref. for the annual Christmas Lunch. This was the 2nd installment in the Clongowes Christmas celebrations…

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Christmas Concert 2019

This year’s annual Christmas Concert took place on the afternoon of Sunday the 8th of December in the Boys’ Chapel and was really well attended by parents, students and staff.…

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Rhetoric Retreat

The Rhetoric retreatants who undertook the retreat in the peaceful and graceful SMA motherhouse outside Newry used the few days to unwind from the daily routine at Clongowes and take…

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JPII Awards 2019

“Trust Christ; listen attentively to his teachings, fix your eyes on his face, persevere in listening to his word. Allow him to focus your search and your aspirations, all your…

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Past V Present Debate

Pictured above are L-R: Karl Hayes, John McLoughlin, Julian Jimenez Ospina, Adam Wozniak, Mr Maelíosa Power OC89, Mr Liam Lysaght OC16, Mr Marcus Keane OC89, Mr Fergal Gaynor OC 89…

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2019 SciFest National Final

Sci-Fest is a National STEM Fair Programme for Schools. Last Friday, Aodhan McGuinness, of the Rudiments group, took part in this years Sci-Fest National Final in the Marino Conference Centre…

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TY Forensic Science Workshop

The Transition Year (TY) group attended a Science Workshop on Saturday. The boys took part in a hands-on science incursion called ‘A Case of Conspiracy’ which highlighted how the lure…

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Fordham Prep Exchange

Six students from Fordham Preparatory School arrived at Clongowes last Friday the 8th of November as part of the annual Global Exchange Programme which is now in its second year.…

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The Elements Parent Day

This year’s Elements Parent Day took place on Sunday the 10th of November. The day was opened by guest speaker Fr Donal Neary SJ who presented on ‘A Jesuit School…

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Trad for Trócaire – 2019

Trad for Trócaire is a national fundraising campaign initiated after the devastating Haiti earthquake in 2010 which had over 230,000 fatalities. Music teacher, Mrs Catherine Heslin founded the Clongowes Trad…

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We Are Now a Droichead School

Clongowes is delighted to announce that we are now a registered Droichead School which means that our newly qualified teachers are welcomed into a supportive and structured environment. Droichead (meaning…

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Duck Push Christmas Shop

Cards and Baubles This year’s Duck Push Christmas shop is open for business with some festive items that will raise funds for Duck Push 2020.   Clongowes Christmas Baubles The…

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