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Cheltenham Preview Night

24th February 2017

Eddie O’Leary of Gigginstown House Stud, leading amateur jockey Katie Walsh and Robbie Power, recent winner of the Stan James Irish Gold Cup on Sizing John, were amongst the panel for a Cheltenham Preview Night held last night (Thursday 23rd February) at the Westgrove Hotel in Clane, Co Kildare. The MC for the night was…read more

Cup Teams Advance

21st February 2017

It’s that time of year again, when the young men of Clongowes don the purple and white to represent the college on the rugby field. While this has been happening since the boys returned to school last August, there is nothing to quicken the pulse quite so much as the sight of 15 young men…read more

Seniors reach the Semis

15th February 2017

Clongowes 24 – St Mary’s 14 Given the day that was in it each side was glad that St Valentine’s Day failed to provide another massacre as Clongowes moved past St Mary’s into the semi final of the Leinster Schools’ Senior cup at Donnybrook (Februarys 14th). Lovers there were aplenty at the game – lovers…read more

Reaching for the Stars

14th February 2017

We are delighted to announce that one of our students from the Rhetoric Graduating class of 2016 has been awarded a prestigious Ad Astra Academic Scholarship at UCD… Donnchadh Walsh (Rhetoric 2016) was awarded the Ad Astra Academic Scholarship at a ceremony held at the O’Reilly Hall, University College Dublin, on 2nd February 2017. This scholarship rewards highly…read more

Elements go North

12th February 2017

From the moment they awoke on the morning of January 23rd the First Years were all but uncontainable with excitement at the prospect of the annual trip to Belfast. Cub reporter Fiachra Lamb takes up the story… The excitement was high on Monday 23rd January when our merry band of boys, set off for Belfast, where…read more

Liturgical Media in Clongowes

9th February 2017

Last Sunday February 5th, we introduced liturgical media within our celebration of the Eucharist in the Sports Hall. This inaugural liturgy featured the extensive use of twin screens and two laser projectors on either side of the altar to enhance our worship and deepen our understanding of the Eucharistic Liturgy. Speaking to the students at…read more

Crossing Barriers

7th February 2017

As part of the annual Christian Unity week celebrations, Clongowes was delighted to take part in a bilateral celebration of the Christian faith with The King’s Hospital in Palmerstown on Sunday, January 29th. Students from King’s Hospital arrived in Clongowes for tea and coffee at around 10.30, accompanied by members of staff – Mr. John…read more

Juniors March On

6th February 2017

Clongowes 40 – Roscrea 0 JCT v Roscrea The Clongowes Junior Cup team followed their senior brethren into the quarterfinals of the cup with an impressive victory at Donnybrook yesterday. Rather remarkably all 40 points came in the first half with two tries from Christopher Grimes (pictured above) and one apiece from George Fitzpatrick, Michael Behan, Barry…read more

SCT: Clongowes 31-Fintan’s 29

1st February 2017

In the autumn of 2014 at the end of the first half of Ireland v New Zealand, Old Clongownian Rob Kearney ran 80 metres to score his team’s third try and give them a 19-0 lead. He was tracked all the way by Kieran Read, whose main aim was to ensure that the score was…read more

A Garda’s Life For Me

27th January 2017

On Thursday, the 19th of January, Ms. Dooley’s 3rd year CSPE class travelled to The Garda College in Templemore in Co. Tipperary for their Action Project on Law. The aim was to understand An Garda Síochána, and its role in the community. Luke McMahon was there for Clongowes Digest… Upon arrival we were met by…read more

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