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Elements Virtual Art Exhibition

26th February 2021

Our Elements Virtual Art Exhibition is now live and we would like to thank all of those who took part and helped in making it a possibility.  The boys were tasked with choosing a tree on the grounds of the College to study and draw. Mrs Brennan, their teacher noted that ‘they paid particular attention…read more

OCs Pave The Way For a Greener Future

22nd February 2021

We caught up with four OCs who graduated from Clongowes in 2017,  Liam Lysaght, Marc Bollée, Harry Jankola & Rory McMahon, who are behind a novel new company called FiltraCycle to talk to them about their business, how these former classmates started working together and what the future holds for FiltraCycle. FiltraCycle is an Irish…read more

Jesus at the Forty-Foot

17th February 2021

To-day sees us arrive at Ash Wednesday – the beginning of Lent. This has always been considered, especially in Ireland – as a time of fasting and of efforts to repent – of doing penance and reaching out – and always with the special reminder that we are-dust-and-to-dust-shall-return.   Who would have thought this-time-last-year [Ash…read more

And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown”.

19th January 2021

The King’s Speech is a very well-known film which was a huge success when first produced in 2010. It tells the story of King George VI’s struggle to overcome a stammer which presented a problem for public speaking. The climax of the film comes as he addresses his subjects across the world in the British…read more

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