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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Love of Food

Last Monday (20th May) in the James Joyce Library the Headmaster Fr Moloney launched the Good Food Cookbook by Richard Banahan (Rhetoric). Richard wrote and designed the book himself and did…

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Roaming with Lions

The Lions came to town today but it was the boys of Elements who were doing all the roaring. Carton House was the venue for a public training session for…

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Mean Machine

The boys watched in stunned silence as Mr. Collins wheeled away in unhindered celebration. After a few uncomfortable moments they trudged off to the refectory in their bare arms, reflecting…

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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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