Representative rugby honours

11th September 2013

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to represent Leinster at Under 19 and Under 18 levels: Under 19 Cillian Burke, Fergal Cleary, Cian O’Donoghue and Stephen McVeigh. Under 18 John Molony, Colm Mulcahy, James Lappin, Will Connors and Alan Hughes.

Seamus Heaney and Clongowes

9th September 2013

Each year the pupils of Clongowes and Portora Royal School, Enniskillen compete for the Beckett-Joyce award, which honours two of our most famous writers and helps to link the schools which they each attended. In 1997 the late Seamus Heaney was the adjudicator for the prize, which was won that year by Daniel Bennett from…read more

Pilgrimage to Lourdes

6th September 2013

On Saturday the 7th of September, six of our students: Martin Sutton, Tom Cantillon, Jeff Gibbons, Milo Rooney, Sam Messayeh, Dara Corbett will travel on pilgrimage to Lourdes. They will be accompanied by Mr. Marron and one of our gap students Daniel Sheehan. We keep them all in our prayers at this time and wish…read more

Mass for new school year

5th September 2013

With an Indian summer in full swing, the Sports Hall provided a suitably open and bright environment for the school to celebrate the Opening of the School Year Mass. Led by Fr. Michael Sheil SJ, the school gathered to rejoice in all that Clongowes has to offer. While various groups throughout the country begin to…read more

A very special holiday

4th September 2013

Since 1990 Clongowes has hosted a very special holiday in mid July for the special needs pupils of St. Mark’s and St. Anne’s school in the Curragh.  Along with KARE, Clongowes hosts a holiday with a difference.  This year the holiday ran from July 14th – 19th and was a terrific time for all. Students…read more

Elements of music

3rd September 2013

As if they hadn’t already announced themselves to the school community, Elements certainly made themselves known with a bang last weekend. Following an impressive introduction to the Clongowes rugby field, the boys gathered outside the refectory to be directed by the whistles of the Ma Samba School instructors. Armed with instruments such as agogô bells,…read more

And so it begins…

2nd September 2013

Last Friday, the school community convened in the Boys Chapel to mark the beginning of the bicentenary year in the life of Clongowes. There was a palpable buzz in the air as Fr. Moloney SJ formally welcomed the 200th class in the school’s history. In the course of his remarks he brought us back to…read more

Leaving Certificate Results

29th August 2013

On Wednesday 14th August the boys from Rhetoric 2013 returned the school to collect their Leaving Certificate results. In a letter to the parents the Headmaster Fr Moloney congratulated them on an outstanding performance. “We had high expectations of the boys, which they surpassed by some distance. With a points average of almost 470, the results…read more

Welcome Back

28th August 2013

Thursday August 29th brings about the 200th school year of Clongowes Wood College. Welcome back to all our students and a very special welcome to our new Elements class of 2013-14. The best of luck to all for the year ahead.


27th August 2013

A very warm welcome to our new Elements Class of 2014 who begin their journey through Clongowes this week.

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