The bounce of an oval shaped ball

27th February 2014

Clongowes Wood College 3: Belvedere College 29 As Belvedere pulled away late in the second half to put the final nail in the Clongowes coffin, Sean McCrohan and his side could do little but sigh in exasperation. It really was one of those days. With some shuddering early hits and a massive penalty from out-half…read more

A most unusual concert

24th February 2014

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 on a large scale how music brings people together. We have not applied for a place in the next Guinness Book Of Records, but we…read more

Lords of the ring

13th February 2014

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 St. Stephen’s Green, they will take to the ring and embody the fight that Jack Kavanagh began in August 2012. Despite paralysis following a C4/C5…read more

Back from sabbatical

12th February 2014

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. There was no whooping or hollering from the Clane school to mark the end of a decent outing (save for a simple Cian O’Donoghue wave…read more

Calling all Lovers

11th February 2014

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) The James Joyce Library is inviting lovers of reading to participate in a book review competition. For more see below and here: World Book Day WHO?…read more

Return of the MACSI

10th February 2014

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 the science department was delighted to welcome back Applied Mathematician Professor James Gleeson, who is a world leader in his field, and who had previously…read more

Snatched success

7th February 2014

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 on Thursday, bodies on both JCT sides crashed to the floor. It had been a ferocious contest that belied the ages of those taking part….read more

Dancing for the Philippines

4th February 2014

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 before Christmas (on the 18th of December) Grammar students met the challenge with one of their own when they hosted a social evening with the…read more

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