Maths Models

26th May 2016

The Clongowes Maths Modelling project concluded for this year when the mathematicians of Poetry made their final presentations in the University of Limerick… On Wednesday, 13th of April, James Gleeson, Professor of Industrial and Applied Mathematics at UL and Co-Director of the MACSI Consortium, returned to Clongowes for his last visit, having come twice previously in…read more

Union Day

25th May 2016

Dear Parents and Guardians, I would like to invite you to join us for the celebration of Union Day in Clongowes on Sunday 29th May. Rhetoric and all parents are invited to the Prize Giving, which will take place at 4:15 in the Sports Hall. This will include speeches by the Headmaster and outgoing School…read more

Parent & Son Golf

25th May 2016

 Union Day Parent & Son Golf Competition 9 Holes Scotch Foursomes (Stableford Points – ¼ of combined handicap) Both parent and son drive, pick the best drive and then they play alternate shots until the hole is completed. Those boys who do not have an official GUI handicap must play off 18 for the purpose…read more

Sean wins Nations Cup

20th May 2016

Transition Year student, Sean Monaghan was a member of The Irish Under 16 Pony Show Jumping Team that won the Nations Cup in Odense, Denmark on Saturday, May 21st. Each member of the winning team, including Sean on Orchids Vienna, jumped a clear round to give the Irish team victory on an incredible zero penalty…read more

Union Day

20th May 2016

UNION DAY TEDDY BEARS PICNIC COMPETITION Last year at Union Day we had the inaugural Teddy Bears Picnic competition which was a big success. Lots of children participated, setting up some wonderful Teddy Bear picnics. We would like to make this a feature of Union Day, particularly for our younger guests! Entry is €5. The…read more

Maths Models

16th May 2016

On Wednesday, 13th of April, James Gleeson, Professor of Industrial and Applied Mathematics at UL and Co-Director of the MACSI Consortium, returned to Clongowes for his last visit, having come twice previously in the year to help us with our mathematical models, which we had developed bit by bit throughout the year as we met…read more

Darkness into Light 2016

16th May 2016

All over the country today, in over 90 locations, people were getting up at ungodly hours to support Pieta House.  At Naas Racecourse 70 students along with Mr. Maloney, Mr. Corcoran, Mr. Carroll, Mr. O’Domhnaill, Ms. O’Loughlin and Mr Leahy SJ walked or ran 5 kilometres in the annual ‘Darkness into Light’. Darkness into Light…read more

Duck Push Cake Sale

16th May 2016

On Sunday 22nd May in the Concourse after 11.00am Mass a group of boys from Transition Year will host a cake sale and coffee morning as part of our fundraising for ‘ Duck Push 2016’. We hope to improve our baking skills in the process and Ms Ann Cook, our catering manager, along with Chef…read more

Leinster Athletics’ Success

16th May 2016

Congratulations to Jack O’Leary (above, centre), who capped off a great week for Clongowes athletics as he captured the Senior 5000m Leinster schools’ title in Santry last Saturday afternoon (May 14th). This gives Jack the impressive double of Leinster Cross Country and Leinster track titles. This was a fine addition to the medals won last Wednesday…read more

Duck Push Wine

6th May 2016

This year group of Syntax students have come together and decided to raise money for the Duck Push Fund by producing some very nice Clongowes labelled wine… For more than twenty two years the Transition Year students in Clongowes Wood College have made raising money to buy a piece of life saving equipment for Crumlin…read more

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