2021 - Clongowes Wood College

Virtual Open Evening

5th October 2021

Join us on November 4th at 6.30 pm for a Virtual Open Evening at Clongowes. Our Virtual Open Evening offers both students and parents the opportunity to learn more about the many facets of life at Clongowes such as our approach to teaching and learning, our ethos, boarding life, sporting and co-curricular opportunities, and lots…read more

Explore Our Virtual Tour

1st October 2021

Step inside and explore Clongowes with our new 360 virtual tour.   Click on the image below to start your tour.  The tour is best enjoyed with sound on – enjoy!  

Director of Rugby Tomas O’Leary

4th September 2021

We are delighted to welcome Tomás O’Leary to Clongowes as our new Director of Rugby. Tomás brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to the role and we wish him well in his new position. Tomás is a well known former Ireland Rugby international who was part of the Irish team that won the 2009…read more

Clongowes Life

13th August 2021

This year’s Clongowes Life Magazine is jam packed full of news and photos!  Browse the pages for peek into the varied and vibrant life at our boarding school. Enjoy!  

Information for Past Pupils

30th July 2021

The following is information published by the Jesuit Province for past pupils impacted by Joseph Marmion SJ   Barbara Walshe and Catherine O’Connell have worked extensively both as practitioners and as academics in the advancement of restorative justice processes. They are now engaged in an independent process with survivors of abuse by Joseph Marmion SJ….read more

Richard Robinson 1920-2019

9th July 2021

The Foundation and College are deeply grateful to the late Richard (Dick), Robinson who in his will, generously bequeathed a substantial legacy to the Foundation.  Born in 1920, Dick lived into his 100th year. Richard Robinson of Newberry Hall, Carbury, County Kildare, attended Clongowes between 1932 and 1938, where his uncle Fr. Mathias Bodkin S.J….read more

RIP: James P ‘Peter’ Neary (OC’67)

22nd June 2021

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of Professor J. Peter Neary. Born in Drogheda in 1950, Peter left Clongowes in 1967. He was the Rhetoric Imperator winning prizes in Latin, Irish, Mathematics, French and History and was secretary of the House Debating Society. He went on to study economics at…read more

My Friend who said YES to God

17th June 2021

James Lambe – 7th July 1998 –  17th May 2021     It should come as no surprise to anyone if I say that the past month has been a very special God-given time during which we were blessed to see Him putting the finishing touches to one of His rare masterpieces – as we gathered…read more

Staff vs Students Soccer Match

17th June 2021

On Monday, May 24th we saw the return of the much-anticipated Staff vs Students soccer match with the coveted Brendan Cullen Perpetual Trophy up for grabs.    Luckily the participants were greeted with the fine weather which drew a considerable crowd of students to the sidelines at the senior soccer pitch. Glasgow on an Old…read more

Duck Push 24 Hr Run

27th May 2021

On Tuesday morning May 25th our Syntax students embarked on a 24hr run with the goal of running an accumulative length of Ireland. They would run in groups around the athletics track over the course of 24hrs, including through the night.    This was all in aid of this year’s Duck Push, with all proceeds…read more

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