Leinster Rugby Update

13th March 2020

13th March 2020   We received the following statement yesterday afternoon from Leinster Rugby:   “All Domestic Rugby activities have been suspended until 29th March. The Irish Rugby Football Union, together with Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster Rugby, have announced the suspension of all Domestic Rugby activity from 6 pm this evening 12th March until…read more

The Academy Looks at The Origins of Communication

11th March 2020

Yesterday evening, Daniel Groome delivered his paper on ‘The Origins of Communication’ to staff and students as The Academy assembled for the fourth in a series of presentations by Poetry students. Daniel’s paper explored the evolution of communication and its role in aiding the survival of the human race. He proposed that our advancement as…read more

Harmony Addiction Awareness Workshop

9th March 2020

On Thursday the 27th of February, TY students attended an Addiction Awareness Workshop facilitated by Mr Roger Mehta, pre-accredited Addiction Counsellor and Psychotherapist. Roger travels the length and breadth of the country delivering workshops to various schools and youth organisations and his innovative use of music and film to address the themes of addiction, recovery…read more

Drop Everything and Read – D.E.A.R

6th March 2020

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The school held its annual Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) session last Wednesday the 4th of March. DEAR is organised by our dedicated school librarian Ms O’Loughlin to coincide with World Book Day. Clongowes promotes reading all year round and the James Joyce Library has a wealth of reading resources and of course, we have…read more

SCT Semi-Final Win

4th March 2020

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Clongowes Wood College 29: St Vincent’s Castleknock College 19 For the first time since 2014, our Senior Cup Team have booked their place in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup final following Monday’s semi-final win at Donnybrook. The boys ran onto the pitch under a blue sky to the roars of their loyal supporters who…read more

Juniors Bow Out

28th February 2020

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Blackrock College 43: Clongowes Wood College 15   Our Junior Cup Team’s winning streak has come to an end following their defeat by Blackrock College at yesterday’s Junior Cup quarter-final in Donnybrook. Both teams set off at a pace of 100mph with Blackrock taking the lead shortly after kick-off with a successful penalty. James…read more

Peregrine Falcon

26th February 2020

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In recent months, the College has been pleased to welcome a rather uncommon visitor – a Peregrine Falcon. The Peregrine has been making a steady comeback in Ireland following a rapid decline in the 1960s due to pesticide poisoning. As a result, Peregrine populations are still recovering due to sustained conservation efforts. Mr Barry…read more

Clongowes and Enniskillen Royal Grammar School – 40 Years of Twinning

14th February 2020

This year we celebrate 40 years of twinning between Clongowes and Enniskillen Royal Grammar School (formerly Portora Royal School), County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. The strong bond between these two schools began during ‘The Troubles’ a tumultuous time in Ireland’s history, marked with sectarian conflict.   In 1980, in the midst of The Troubles, Headmaster of…read more

SCT Quarter-Final Win

14th February 2020

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Clongowes Wood College 55: St Gerard’s School 24   The Clongowes Senior Cup Team (SCT) have secured their place in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup semi-finals after yesterday’s win over St Gerard’s at Energia Park, Donnybrook. The SCT won the first round of the Leinster cup on the same pitch just over a week…read more

Fr Provincial’s Visitation

12th February 2020

We welcomed Fr Leonard Moloney SJ, Irish Jesuit Provincial and former Headmaster of Clongowes (2004-2015), on his annual visit to the College yesterday to meet with the Jesuit Community, students, and staff. Delivering Morning Prayer in the Concourse, he reflected on the importance of making others feel included and welcomed into our lives.   Fr Leonard also…read more

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