Liturgical Media in Clongowes

9th February 2017

Last Sunday February 5th, we introduced liturgical media within our celebration of the Eucharist in the Sports Hall. This inaugural liturgy featured the extensive use of twin screens and two laser projectors on either side of the altar to enhance our worship and deepen our understanding of the Eucharistic Liturgy. Speaking to the students at…read more

Crossing Barriers

7th February 2017

As part of the annual Christian Unity week celebrations, Clongowes was delighted to take part in a bilateral celebration of the Christian faith with The King’s Hospital in Palmerstown on Sunday, January 29th. Students from King’s Hospital arrived in Clongowes for tea and coffee at around 10.30, accompanied by members of staff – Mr. John…read more

Juniors March On

6th February 2017

Clongowes 40 – Roscrea 0 JCT v Roscrea The Clongowes Junior Cup team followed their senior brethren into the quarterfinals of the cup with an impressive victory at Donnybrook yesterday. Rather remarkably all 40 points came in the first half with two tries from Christopher Grimes (pictured above) and one apiece from George Fitzpatrick, Michael Behan, Barry…read more

SCT: Clongowes 31-Fintan’s 29

1st February 2017

In the autumn of 2014 at the end of the first half of Ireland v New Zealand, Old Clongownian Rob Kearney ran 80 metres to score his team’s third try and give them a 19-0 lead. He was tracked all the way by Kieran Read, whose main aim was to ensure that the score was…read more

A Garda’s Life For Me

27th January 2017

On Thursday, the 19th of January, Ms. Dooley’s 3rd year CSPE class travelled to The Garda College in Templemore in Co. Tipperary for their Action Project on Law. The aim was to understand An Garda Síochána, and its role in the community. Luke McMahon was there for Clongowes Digest… Upon arrival we were met by…read more

Christmas Raffle Results

24th January 2017

Last Thursday (January 19th), a hushed assembly in the concourse waited to hear the names of the lucky winners of the Duck Push Christmas raffle. Luke Molloy, Thristian Hylle, Kieran Clohessy and Hugo O’Donnell have been working tirelessly on the raffle over the last few months. They are pictured above (left to right) with Mr…read more

Solving Real World Problems

24th January 2017

The science department was delighted to welcome Professor James Gleeson back to Clongowes on Wednesday last, the 18th of January. Clongowes physics students are once again involved in research projects with the University of Limerick and the department has once again linked up with the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry to develop mathematical…read more

CSI Clongowes

21st January 2017

Last Saturday (January 14th), Transition Year was treated to a C.S.I. workshop by a member of the Sydney Police Department. The groups had to solve a murder case presented by the police using the same information that was available to the real police when they had been asked to solve the mystery. Sean Lysaght was…read more

Crossing Barriers

18th January 2017

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from 18th to 25th January – the octave of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. The theme chosen for 2017 is ‘Crossing Barriers’ and the resource material was prepared for worldwide use by the churches in Germany based around the verses 2 Corinthians 5:14-20. The text from…read more

Knights of the Borrowed Dark

18th January 2017

Energetic, enthusiastic, engaging, encouraging – all this can be said of author Dave Rudden, based on our evening with him last Tuesday (17th January). Rudden’s novel ‘Knights of the Borrowed Dark’, the first of a trilogy, has captured the imaginations of the Book Club students who were in attendance. College Librarian, Jane O’Loughlin takes up…read more

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