Green-Schools Programme

2nd April 2019

The Green-Schools Programme in Clongowes was initiated in January this year by Joey Kennedy (Rudiments), who is chair of the committee. Joey tells us what’s involved… The Green-Schools Programme was set up to make the school more aware of our school environment and to teach students how to continue to recycle later on in their…read more

Easter Liturgy

1st April 2019

The Rector Fr Michael Sheil SJ and the Headmaster Mr Chris Lumb extend a warm invitation to you to join the Clongowes community in our annual Easter Liturgy of Tenebrae, which will take place on Sunday 7th April 2019 at 21.00 in the Sports Hall. This year we are delighted to have the acclaimed Irish soprano, Celine Byrne, who will…read more

Physics Masterclass

29th March 2019

On Wednesday, 20th March, Poetry student Alexandros Papadias attended a full day International Physics Masterclass, at Maynooth University, coordinated by the International Particle Physics Outreach Group, in co-operation with the European Organisation of Nuclear Research, CERN. Alexandros tells us what happened… Approximately 40 fifth and sixth-year secondary students attended the event. In the morning we were…read more

Duck Push Concert

26th March 2019

We are approaching an eventful time of year for the Clongowes School Orchestra. After many months of perfecting our repertoire, the orchestra will be giving a concert in conjunction with the Dublin Youth Orchestra on Friday 29th March at 6pm in the Sports Hall. It is the first such occasion that we have been afforded…read more

Lenten Reconciliation

26th March 2019

Lenten Reconciliation Service Last Wednesday the entire student body in Clongowes came together in preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation for a liturgy led by Fr Michael McGuckian SJ to mark our Lenten journey 2019. Gathering together at 21.15 in the Sports Hall, the atmosphere was relaxed and reflective as we watched some bespoke Lenten…read more

Clongowes 5km Fun Run – March 2019

23rd March 2019

The first ever Clongowes’ 5km Fun Run was held at Clongowes Wood College on Saturday 23rd March at 11.30am. The morning was bright and sunny as several hundred athletes of all levels (as well as those out for a brisk stroll though the grounds) enjoyed the varied course that included tarmac, forest track and grass…read more

No Mossies in March

20th March 2019

A short Jesuit Lenten campaign to raise money for the purchase of Long-Lasting Insecticide Mosquito Nets to battle malaria gets underway next week, March 25th – 29th. The ‘No Mossies in March’ campaign, hosted by the Irish Jesuits’ Education for Justice office, has been initiated by a recent contingent of teachers and librarians, who travelled to Northern…read more

Clongowes 5km Fun Run – March 2019

18th March 2019

The first ever Clongowes’ 5km Fun Run will be held at Clongowes Wood College on Saturday 23rd March at 11.30am. The fun run is part of the Transition Year Duck Push, which raises funds for medical equipment for Crumlin Children’s Hospital. The project is in its 26th year and has raised over €2m for medical…read more

Drop Everything And Read

14th March 2019

It is a long established tradition in Clongowes that we ‘Drop Everything And Read’ (D.E.A.R.) once a year and this year was no different. This week a 30 minute session of relaxed reading, organised by the James Joyce Library, kicked off on Wednesday morning (March 13th) with a brass fanfare (courtesy of Eddie Boland and…read more

Má tá Gaeilge agat…

11th March 2019

Seachtain na Gaeilge Beidh Seachtain na Gaeilge á cheiliúradh againn i gColáiste Choill Chluana Gabhann an tseachtain seo, ón Luan an 11ú go dtí an Aoine an 15ú. I measc na himeachtaí a bheidh ar siúl lenár ranganna Gaeilge beidh: Tráth na gCeist do ranganna Elements agus Rudiments Gearrscánnáin á thaispeáint agus ranganna léitheoireachta sa…read more

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