Bicentenary Rugby Festival

30th May 2014

Coming to Clongowes this Autumn, 20 of the best schoolboy rugby teams in Ireland, England & Wales. In celebration of our Bi-centenary Clongowes Wood College is hosting a festival of rugby featuring future rugby stars from across the British Isles. This will be the ultimate platform for these players and teams to showcase their talents…read more

Staff v Students in the beautiful game

22nd May 2014

For Greece and Rome who bravely stood… In one of the greatest encounters of antiquity at Thermopylae, they say that King Leonidas led 300 Spartans to victory over the Persian God-King Xerxes I and his army of one million men. The story has proven to be a topic of cultural inspiration and is renowned as…read more

Rolling Back the Years

20th May 2014

Bicentenary Pageant On Wednesday May, 18th 1814, in a country devoid of mechanised forms of transport, young Master James McLorinan from Dublin made the (then) long journey to the plains of Kildare and the newly established Jesuit school, just north of Clane. There he was met and welcomed by Fr Peter Kenney SJ, Rector of…read more

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