Return of the MACSI

4th May 2018

On Wednesday 18th April Professor James Gleeson returned for his final visit to the Clongowes physics and applied maths students, who are involved in research projects with the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry of the University of Limerick to develop mathematical models for real world problems. Professor Gleeson had already visited us in October and…read more

Headmaster’s Assembly

2nd May 2018

The Headmaster’s Assembly took place on 18th April to welcome the boys back after the Easter break and to recognise their achievements and participation in the life of the school. Diligence Diligence Awards for the second term, as judged by the Academic Year Heads, were awarded to those who have scored high diligence marks during…read more

Trad Group in Manresa

30th April 2018

Last Thursday saw the Clongowes Trad group travel to the Jesuit Centre of Spirituality in the lovely surroundings of Manresa House overlooking Dublin Bay. The group was invited by the Rector, Father Michael Shiel SJ, to perform at the gathering of European Formatters. On arrival we were greeted by Terry Howard S J, who introduced us to…read more

Wellness Day – April 2018

28th April 2018

The main concourse of the school was awash with forty shades of amber last December for the launch of the school’s application for the Amber Flag. The project is similar to ‘Green Schools’ where a school must promote the values of the flag, with Amber symbolising Mental Health. Clongowes already does a huge amount of work inpromoting…read more

Clongowes Wood Open Day

26th April 2018

The Clongowes Wood College Open Day for First Year boys wishing to join in September 2019 takes place on Saturday May 12th. If you are interested in learning more about what makes Clongowes such a special place please contact our Admissions Office on +353 (0)45 838 258 or email Places at the Open Day…read more

Remembering and Reconciling

24th April 2018

On Sunday April 15th a unique event took place in the Church of Ireland Cathedral dedicated to St Macartin in Enniskillen, to commemorate the beatification of Blessed John Sullivan SJ…. That opening line sums up the legacy of the Jesuit who has united both traditions on this island. It was a fitting place, and tribute to…read more

Leadership Series 2018

22nd April 2018

  The Clongowes Foundation invites you and a guest to join us for the LEADERSHIP SERIES 2018 ‘Before we lead others we must lead ourselves’ JACK KAVANAGH (OC’11) Cultivating and maintaining the characteristics of leadership and resilience in life is a constant challenge for all of us, so we are pleased to have Jack Kavanagh…read more

Peace and Tranquillity

22nd April 2018

Parent Retreat Glendalough A wonderful sunny day welcomed the group of twenty-seven Clongowes parents (including the Headmaster, Mr Lumb) and three members of staff to Glendalough last Friday (20th April). On arrival we were fortified with tea, coffee and delicious homemade scones in the Brockagh Resource Centre in Laragh and full of enthusiasm for the day…read more

The Flipped Classroom

20th April 2018

Junior Cycle Science Fair Are animals affected by coloured light? Do scrum caps actually work? Butter or Olive Oil? Does packaging affect your taste perception? The Magnus effect on soccer balls? Is there a real difference between sport played on Artificial v Real Grass? Is advanced technology having an effect on society? Is there a…read more

UK Leadership Series

18th April 2018

Pictured above are the Headmaster, Mr Chris Lumb; Professor Neary; Chair of the Clongowes Foundation, Joe Rooney and President of the Clongowes Union, Joe McVeigh (OC’96) On the evening of Thursday 12thApril, some 50 Old Clongownians as well as a few parents and guests gathered in the Hallam Street Conference centre, near Regent’s Park in London, to hear…read more

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