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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

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

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

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

Clongowes Golf Open 2021

25th May 2021

On Sunday 16th May, Clongowes Wood Golf Course was a hub of activity as the 2021 Clongowes Golf Open Championship was played. We had an impressive 97 entries, and despite some inclement weather in the second half of the afternoon; it was a fantastic afternoon on the busy fairways.   The competition was for Handicap…read more

Ignatius 500

20th May 2021

A year-long series of events worldwide is planned to mark the 500th anniversary of ‘the conversion’ moment of St Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits. The anniversary begins with the launch of the Ignatian Year 2021-2022 this May since the seeds of his conversion were sown in the siege at Pamplona in May…read more

Cannonballs and Bombshells

20th May 2021

0/20 means perfect vision, but we never saw this coming – this year of COVID 19. A world turned upside down. But the world has been upended many times before throughout history – be it by pandemics like the Black Death or the Spanish ‘Flu’ or by self-inflicted injuries such as the twin world wars…read more

James Lambe OC17 Funeral Arrangements

19th May 2021

You will have heard by now the sad news [for his Family and for us] that James bade us farewell Monday afternoon – and we pray that the Lord will bring him safely home. As we come to terms with this painful reality – let us share our thanks for the gift that he was…read more

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