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Christmas Raffle Results

24th January 2017

Last Thursday (January 19th), a hushed assembly in the concourse waited to hear the names of the lucky winners of the Duck Push Christmas raffle. Luke Molloy, Thristian Hylle, Kieran Clohessy and Hugo O’Donnell have been working tirelessly on the raffle over the last few months. They are pictured above (left to right) with Mr…read more

Solving Real World Problems

24th January 2017

The science department was delighted to welcome Professor James Gleeson back to Clongowes on Wednesday last, the 18th of January. Clongowes physics students are once again involved in research projects with the University of Limerick and the department has once again linked up with the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry to develop mathematical…read more

CSI Clongowes

21st January 2017

Last Saturday (January 14th), Transition Year was treated to a C.S.I. workshop by a member of the Sydney Police Department. The groups had to solve a murder case presented by the police using the same information that was available to the real police when they had been asked to solve the mystery. Sean Lysaght was…read more

Crossing Barriers

18th January 2017

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from 18th to 25th January – the octave of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. The theme chosen for 2017 is ‘Crossing Barriers’ and the resource material was prepared for worldwide use by the churches in Germany based around the verses 2 Corinthians 5:14-20. The text from…read more

Knights of the Borrowed Dark

18th January 2017

Energetic, enthusiastic, engaging, encouraging – all this can be said of author Dave Rudden, based on our evening with him last Tuesday (17th January). Rudden’s novel ‘Knights of the Borrowed Dark’, the first of a trilogy, has captured the imaginations of the Book Club students who were in attendance. College Librarian, Jane O’Loughlin takes up…read more

An Evening with Alan Quinlan

14th January 2017

The Parents’ Association is delighted to invite ALL parents to attend an evening with rugby star Alan Quinlan in the school on Monday 23rd January. Alan will talk about his battle with anxiety-related depression and how he has learnt to deal with it. The event will commence at 7pm in the Refectory. A dedicated and…read more

Rhetoric Parent Day

11th January 2017

Rhetoric Parent Day will take place on next Sunday 15th January 2017 as indicated on the school calendar. The day will begin at 10am and will end after 11.30am Mass. You are invited to lunch in the refectory should you and the boys wish to stay. Our main speaker on Sunday will be Fr Peter Sexton SJ,…read more

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