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2023 Events

Union Day, Sunday May 28th, 2023

Fr Peter Kenney Day, Wednesday June 14th, 2023 – for more detail and images from the day click here

Mass for Deceased, Sunday 19th November 2023

Benefactors Mass, Sunday 17th December 2023

2022 Events

Union Day, Sunday May 29th, 2022

Union Day is one of the great traditions that have helped to make Clongowes what it is. It is the occasion when the graduating class effectively finish their second-level schooling, when the incoming School Captain, Secretary and Vice-Captain are appointed, and when the new President of the Union takes up his Chain of Office.

Fr Peter Kenney Day, Wednesday June 15th, 2022

Fr Rector Michael Sheil SJ OC ’56 invites all Old Clongownians who have left Clongowes forty years ago or more and a guest to join him for the annual Fr Peter Kenney Day in June which celebrates the founding father of the College.

Mass for Deceased, Sunday November 13th, 2022

The Annual Remembrance Mass for deceased Old Clongownians, members of staff and Jesuits of Clongowes takes place in November. The Mass is streamed live online to families past and present, and friends of the College.

Benefactors Mass, Sunday December 11th, 2022

Fr Rector Michael Sheil SJ OC ’56 celebrates a Mass of Thanksgiving for all benefactors and donors whose generosity has ensured that Clongowes remains at the forefront of Irish and international education.  The Mass took place at 11am in the Sports Hall.  Prior to the Mass at 10.30am Clongowes Foundation hosted an unveiling ceremony dedicating a Plaque in gratitude to Richard Robinson OC’38 whose generous legacy gave support to the refurbishment of the Infirmary in 2021 and the Alberto Hurtado Endowment Fund.

To read more about the day please click here

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Open Morning
(Sept 2024 entry)

Our next Open Morning will be held on
Saturday 7th October
Click below for more information