Catholic Schools’ Week

5th February 2019

Catholic Schools’ Week is an all-Ireland annual event, which invites Catholic schools to give expression in a special way to the ethos of Catholic Education. It is a celebration of Catholic schools throughout Ireland, North and South, which acknowledges the tremendous contribution that our Catholic primary and post-primary schools make, not just to Irish society,…read more

Juniors Advance

4th February 2019

Clongowes Wood College 18: Castleknock College 14 Forty years ago this month the Clongowes Junior team captained by Paul Dowling (OC’81), defeated Castleknock College in a first round match that is remembered as much for the snowstorm in which it was played as for the result. Yesterday in Donnybrook Paul, whose son Leo was to…read more

Seniors into Quarter Final

31st January 2019

Clongowes Wood College 20: Wesley College 7 The Clongowes Senior Cup Team started their latest campaign at Donnybrook yesterday in a tough encounter with Wesley College and a match that was in doubt for much of its length. Two fine defensive performances ensured that there were never more than eight points between the teams until…read more

Trad Group Recording

29th January 2019

Earlier this month the Clongowes Trad Group undertook their most ambitious project to date when they travelled to Bluebird Recording Studios to record an album. With great excitement and anticipation the ten musicians accompanied by their manager, Ms Catherine Heslin and Messrs Shane Heslin, Noel Mason and Stephen O’Hara arrived at the facility set in…read more

Science Week

29th January 2019

Have you ever wondered if too much exercise can be bad for you? Or why we listen to music and whether it is better to run barefoot or in runners? Maybe you lie awake wondering if sleeping with your ’phone can be bad for you – or lose sleep pondering how the temperature of a…read more

Catholic Schools Week

28th January 2019

Sunday 27th January to Saturday 2nd February Catholic Schools Week is an all-Ireland annual event, which invites Catholic schools to give expression in a special way to the ethos of Catholic Education. It is a celebration of Catholic schools throughout Ireland, North and South, which acknowledges the tremendous contribution that our Catholic primary and post-primary schools make,…read more

Cup Fever

26th January 2019

It’s that time of year again, when the young men of Clongowes don the purple and white to represent the school on the rugby field. While this has been happening since the boys returned to school last August there is nothing to quicken the pulse quite so much as the sight of 15 young men…read more

Fencing Teams Victorious

24th January 2019

Two Clongowes fencing teams from Rudiments and Elements travelled to Glenstal in Limerick recently for a friendly fixture with the equivalent A and B teams from the host school. The boys represented Clongowes very well with each team winning both their matches. For Elements this was their first real ‘fight’ (a fencing term) and it…read more

Elements Tour 2019

22nd January 2019

Belfast: Tuesday 22nd January – Friday 25th January Elements departed on their traditional tour to Belfast this morning, where their action-packed itinerary over four days includes a whole range of educational, cultural and sporting activities across the Belfast area. The trip will kick off (literally) with three rugby fixtures against old rivals Campbell College
 this afternoon. This…read more

Clongowes 5km Fun Run – March

20th January 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

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