Senior Soccer Final

16th April 2018

Clongowes Wood College 1; Belvedere College 3 Last Wednesday reigning champions Belvedere College retained the Joe McGrath Shield after a keenly contested final on a bitingly cold mid-April afternoon. Having defeated last year’s finalist Blackrock College in a penalty shoot-out at the semi-final stage, Noel Mason’s team was hoping to take two steps forward, but…read more

Table Quiz

14th April 2018

  Clongowes Ladies Association, Table Quiz Thursday 19th April, 7 pm The Refectory Calling all Mums, Dads, Guardians, Teachers, Prefects and All Staff. All Welcome. Those not on a team will be accommodated. Please feel free to invite Family and Friends to make up Teams. Teams of 4 – €60 Pairs – €30 Individuals –…read more

Duck Push Cake Sale

14th April 2018

On Sunday 22nd April a number of students from Syntax will host a cake sale with a difference after Sunday Mass in the Concourse area. Mr Aran McMahon (OC’88) who runs the award winning Rua Restaurant, Delicatessen and Shop in Castlebar, Co. Mayo has very kindly offered to help the boys to prepare some delicious treats,…read more

Representative Rugby from Clongowes

12th April 2018

Clongowes has a long tradition of pupils and past pupils playing representative rugby at provincial and international level (including selections for the Lions). Daniel Ross from Holywood, Co Down, became the first Old Clongownian to pull on the green jersey in 1884. More recently the international jersey has been worn by Old Clongownians, Gordon D’Arcy,…read more

The Happy Wall

10th April 2018

Before the Easter break we celebrated the International Day of Happiness. On the day itself Mr Paul McCormack led us in our morning prayer, addressing the very question of what makes us happy. As part of the question, a deeper reflection ensued, giving it that Ignatian flavour: what gives us a true sense of happiness? This…read more

Set the World on Fire

8th April 2018

Set the world on fire The vernal equinox has come and gone and the days have begun to outstrip the nights as we return to school for the final eight weeks before the Summer Vacation. Although this may be the shortest term it contains a packed schedule before the majority of the students depart for…read more

Senior Soccer Final

6th April 2018

The Beautiful Game in Clongowes Best of luck to the Senior Soccer Team and coaches Mr Noel Mason and Mr Liam McAuley in the Joe McGrath Shield Final tomorrow (or today if you’re reading this tomorrow…), Wednesday, April 11th, v Belvedere College SJ. The game will take place in Clongowes at 14.30. Both teams progressed…read more

Duck Push Vinyl

6th April 2018

This April while you are doing your usual Spring clean we are asking people young and old to leave in any old vinyl records or CDs they are not using to Reception at Clongowes. The boys in Syntax have found a way to make your old vinyl add to their fundraising efforts. This is another…read more

Easter Greetings

23rd March 2018

The vernal equinox has come and gone, the days have begun to outstrip the nights and, as Clongowes closes its doors for the Easter Holidays and we draw breath after a busy second term, we do well to reflect on all that has befallen us since Christmas. The school has once more emerged from the…read more

Shadows and Darkness

21st March 2018

Tenebrae: Passion and Death in the Sports Hall Tonight (Wednesday 21st March) saw this year’s Tenebrae Service staged in The Sports Hall at 21.00 for the entire school. Together with the Clongowes Schola under the baton of Mr Cyril Murphy we had several guest performers as well as some home-grown talent from among the students…read more

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