Science Week: Bricks4Kidz

16th November 2018

It fair took us back to a childhood of scrabbling around for different sized LEGO© bricks in a battered biscuit tin, when we walked into the Cooperative Learning Centre on Tuesday morning to see the busy workshop taking place. The brightly lit space was a hive of focused activity with youngsters designing and building racing cars…read more

Parent Day

16th November 2018

Rudiments and Grammar Parent Day Rudiments and Grammar Parents are jointly invited to attend the Parent Day that will take place on this Sunday 25th November 2018, when Mr Derek Lahart, Counsellor and Psychotherapist will speak on: ‘Fear of losing my child’. Following a successful career in customer relations and sales Derek returned to college to become a Counsellor and Psychotherapist….read more

Trad Group Road Trip

14th November 2018

Continuing what is fast becoming an annual tradition, the Clongowes Trad Group ‘bus rolled out the drive on Friday November 9thin search of a music venue of note to pass a few hours playing and enjoying good music. Instead of heading for the west this time, the group headed east to the oldest pub in…read more

11th Hour in Clongowes

12th November 2018

Yesterday (November 11th) Remembrance Day was observed around the world with silence and the tolling of bells to recall the end of hostilities of World War I on this date in 1918. The conflict had formally ended ‘at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month’, in accordance with the armistice signed…read more

Gratitude and Respect

9th November 2018

November is a month of remembrance. It is a month where we remember those who have gone before us. Those members of our families who have passed away and whose memories we forever hold dear. The passing of friends and those known to us whose memory we cherish. At our gathering for Morning Prayer on…read more

Past v Present Debate

8th November 2018

The Daniel O’Connell Memorial Debate On the first Wednesday after the midterm break, the Music Performance Area was filled to capacity for the annual Past versus Present debate, known officially as The Daniel O’Connell Memorial Debate. The debate has been held in the College each year since 2006 and was first launched by Fr Conor…read more

Fictional Clongowes

7th November 2018

Book Character Dress-up Day  Our second Inter-House Book Character Dress-up Day created some cheer on a wet dreary Wednesday, November 7th. Students assembled in mutual amusement as characters from the ten books selected by the House Leaders before mid-term: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Ross O’Carroll-Kelly Where’s Wally? Cherub Of Mice and Men The Boy in…read more

Remembrance Tree – November 2018

5th November 2018

There has been a little addition to the concourse this week in the form of a tree. This is a ‘November Remembrance’ Tree, where students, staff and parents can take the time to remember loved ones who have passed on. This month is dedicated to remembering those we have loved who have died. Beginning on the…read more

Remembrance Mass November 2018

3rd November 2018

Remembrance Mass: Sunday November 18th at 11.00 The autumn season is always rich in colour but as November moves towards its end the very richness of those colours is the sign that nature must face up to the fact that – to regenerate next spring – all growth must fade and die. As nature prepares to…read more

Like Toads Put To Pasture

3rd November 2018

Elements Parent Day Elements Parent Day will take place on Sunday 11th November 2018, with Fr Eddie Cosgrove sj as the guest speaker and his theme will be: Like Toads Put Out To Pasture: A Young Jesuit’s Take on Ignatian Spirituality and a Faith that does Justice” Fr Cosgrove, from Dromahair in Leitrim, joined the Jesuits in 2007 after…read more

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