A most unusual concert

It may not be the Twelfth Night but the musicians will ‘play on’ in Clongowes next Saturday (March 1st) at 19.30, when we host a most unusual concert, which will demonstrate…

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Lords of the ring

Following several weeks of lung-busting training at the National Boxing Stadium on South Circular Road our 30 volunteers are ready! (see YouTube link below) On February 21st at Dandelion on…

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Back from sabbatical

Back from sabbatical As Belvedere College trudged off the field and out of the Senior Cup for another year, their Clongownian counterparts remained behind to stretch out some weary muscles.…

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Calling all Lovers

Have you read a good/interesting/unusual book recently?  Then don’t be selfish and keep it to yourself. Share the love! With this in mind (and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner)…

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Return of the MACSI

Clongowes physics students are once again involved in research projects in collaboration with the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry (MACSI) department of the University of Limerick. Last month…

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Snatched success

Clongowes Wood College 16: Presentation College, Bray 11 The sweetest of victories always seem to come about the hard way. As the full-time whistle finally shrilled at Wanderers Rugby Club…

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Dancing for the Philippines

In the immediate aftermath of the Typhoon Haiyan disaster in the Philippines the Rector, Fr Michael Sheil SJ, launched an appeal for relief funds from the wider Clongowes family. Just…

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Is Christ divided?

Last week on Sunday, January 19th Christians throughout the world came together to celebrate Christian Unity Week.  In what has become an annual tradition at Clongowes, we were blessed by…

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Winning in the rain…

Clongowes Wood College 34: Kilkenny College 15 Despite months of relentless toil and commitment, the Clongowes SCT 2014 realised that the hard work was only beginning as they were greeted…

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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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