Comical Allies

7th October 2016

Elements and Rudiments revealed their respective artistic talents at yesterday’s Comic Art Workshop presented by Kev F Sutherland on his much anticipated return to Clongowes. Kev is a Scottish comedian and comic strip creator. He has drawn for a variety of publications, including The Beano where he has been responsible (or not) for The Bash…read more

Between the Jigs and the Reels

7th October 2016

On last Tuesday, October 3rd the Clongowes Trad Group returned to Connolly’s of Ballagh for the annual ‘Trad for Trócaire’ Session. We were joined on the night by representatives from Trócaire, as well as by staff and parents. As always, the familiar homely feel of Connolly’s gave rise to some excellent music and song and…read more

Ministers of the Eucharist

6th October 2016

‘As in one body we have many parts, and all the parts do not have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ and individually parts of one another.’ Romans 12: 4-5) God begins with the human and brings about ‘the beyond the human’. The miracle of the feeding of the…read more

Study Skills Seminar

5th October 2016

The Grammar year group attended a Study Skills Seminar today (Wednesday October 5th) presented by Geraldine and Jesse from the Study Smart Tuition Centre . The centre was established five years ago to assist and enable students to reach their full potential, achieve improved exam grades and be supported with the subjects they find the…read more

Golfing or Farming?

4th October 2016

The sterling efforts of Mikey Mina Ronayne (see below) in the recent Leinster Under 15 matchplay final and the imminent Past v Present Golf Match in this – the 50th anniversary of the opening of the current Clongowes Golf Course – set us reminiscing about the history of the game in Clongowes and also what…read more

Real World Problems

30th September 2016

Clongowes physics and applied maths students are again involved in research projects with the University of Limerick. This will be the fifth year that the science department will linked up with the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry to develop mathematical models for real world problems. Professor James Gleeson, a world leader in his…read more

Trad for Trócaire

28th September 2016

On Monday the Clongowes Trad group travelled to the head offices of Trócaire in Maynooth to help launch the annual ‘Trad for Trócaire’ campaign. The group was introduced by Trócaire’s Community fundraising officer, Katie Bolger who gave a presentation and spoke on the importance of the campaign as a major fundraiser. Katie told of the…read more

Sailing for Clongowes

22nd September 2016

Well done to Luke Johnston (Rudiments) and Harry Browne (Elements) who represented Clongowes at the 41st All Ireland Inter Schools Sailing Regatta at Sutton Dinghy Club last Saturday and Sunday (17th and 18th September). There were over 100 boats on the start line so the competition for space was tough. Luke (on the right above)…read more

Senior Choir at the Races!

20th September 2016

It certainly was a race to the finishing line, as our Choral Clongownians were put to the pin of their collar to muster up a repertoire with only two weeks’ preparation time, following a refreshing summer vacation. From late August the Music Room was a hive of choral activity on Mondays and Thursdays, as boys…read more

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