Poetry dance for SVP!

Poetry were certainly putting their best foot forward on Tuesday night last when they were invited to Mt. Sackville, Castleknock for a ceilí in aid of St. Vincent De Paul.…

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Let’s Dance for Jack

Jack Kavanagh is an Old Clongownian (2011) who had a serious accident last year. He is now wheelchair bound, with a C5 injury, which means that he has no feeling…

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Open Day 2013

Time never stands still at Clongowes and last week (Saturday 12th October), with Elements well settled and engaged in a host of pursuits, the day had arrived to welcome potential…

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Catching Fire in the library

The James Joyce Library together with the Arts and the English Departments invites Junior Cycle students to participate in a ‘Hunger Games’ themed Art & Literacy competition. Participants are asked…

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Sunday surfing

The first Sunday “Grand Day Out” of the year saw a group of 40 boys head off to Sligo’s Strand Hill on a beautiful sunny day (22nd September) with Mr. Steven Gray and Gappie,…

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Cyclone Anti-Bullying Workshop

Last Thursday (10th October) the celebrated Cyclone Repertory Theatre Company from Cork brought their acclaimed Bullying Prevention Session to The Old Library in Clongowes for the boys of the Lower…

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From a land down under…

Meet Nick Duff, Jonah Johnson and Jonathon Condon from Australia who will be with us until Christmas. These young men from St. Ignatius College Riverview will be in Transition Year…

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Gold medal for Josh Pim

Congratulations are due to Josh Pim (Rhetoric – second from right) who was part of the Irish team that won gold at the European Eventing Championships for Young Riders and…

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Drama classes at Clongowes

  Drama classes in Clongowes will begin on Friday courtesy of Ms Rachel Field and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). Classes this year are being extended…

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Poetry Parent Day

  This year, the Poetry Parent Day will take place on Sunday October 13th 2013 as indicated on the school calendar. We are very pleased to announce that Dr. John…

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The Changing Family

Yesterday (Friday, 4th October) Clongowes was delighted to welcome Mr David Quinn to give talks to Poetry and Rhetoric. Mr Quinn, Director of the Iona Institute, Irish Independent columnist and regular contributor…

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Scientific Olympians

Three of our Junior Certificate students, Frank Keating, Sean McMahon and Donnchadh Walsh have been identified by the State Exams Commission as high achievers in Maths and Science. Frank, Sean…

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Rhetoric Parent Day

The Rhetoric Parent Day will take place next Sunday (October 6th) as indicated on the school calendar. We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Gillian O’Brien, Director of Education…

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Lourdes Pilgrimage

On the 7th of September, six Rhetoric students – Milo Rooney, Tom Cantillon, Martin Sutton, Sam Messayeh, Dara Corbett and Jeff Gibbons (left to right above) travelled to Lourdes as part of the…

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