Season’s Greetings from the Headmaster in our 198th Academic Year

21st December 2012

Season’s Greetings from the Headmaster in our 198th Academic Year As we look to the celebration of Christmas, with Mass on Christmas Eve (at 9 PM, and  to which all are warmly invited), we have much to be thankful for. A personal hightlight for me this past term has been the emerging versatility of the new…read more

C.W.C. Mini Company- Umbrella

21st December 2012

Clongowes Transition Year Mini Company- C.W.C. Branded Umbrellas Perfect for showing your support on those colder, wetter cup games. Only €25 Each,  The proceeds are in aid of the Duck Push (Our Lady’s Hospital Crumlin). Available in Clongowes now, contact Charlie Carroll at , Alex Reid at or Michael Doyle at

Goodbye Gappies

20th December 2012

Last Friday, 14th December saw the departure of this year’s five GAP students, Andrew Ball, Henry Davidson, Timothy Hill, Matthew Kanowski and James Tooth. These five young men contributed much to Clongowes over the last year and before he left James Tooth addressed the school about their time in Clongowes and what it meant to…read more

Santa Spottings around C.W.C.

14th December 2012

Syntax Social Outreach Programme   We had a very, very special visitor to Clongowes last Tuesday just as our friends from KARE were arriving. As luck would have it, Santa dropped by. Seeing as all the students here were busy with their exams, he decided to leave them to it. However, he made his way…read more

Schools Cup Dates

13th December 2012

Schools Senior Cup Thursday January 31st Clongowes Wood College v Qualifier Templeville Road ko 14.30pm Schools Junior Cup Thursday February 7th Clongowes Wood College v St Michaels College Donnybrook ko 15.00pm

Physics Department hosts visit of world leading Applied Mathematician Professor James Gleeson.

13th December 2012

[easyrotator]erf_20_1355263263/erf_5_1355352911/erc_97_1355352957[/easyrotator] The physics department was delighted to welcome Prof James Gleeson on Monday last the 10th of December. Clongowes physics students are once again involved in research projects with the University of Limerick. The department has linked up with the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry to develop mathematical models for four problems this…read more

Marking Advent

12th December 2012

It’s that time of year where we celebrate Advent, read the Clongowes Ethos Blog by Aisling English for an insight into the significance of this celebration and a review of activities which take place here in Clongowes to mark the occasion.

Jesuit Week Review

11th December 2012

Since my last post, we have had a very enriching experience for Jesuit Week. As I write this, I am watching the birds pecking at the feeder that our resident St. Francis of Assisi (Mr. Carroll) has placed on a tree outside my window. This is conveniently a most apt metaphor for Jesuit week –…read more

Leinster Schools Senior and Junior Cup Draw 2013

11th December 2012

The draws for the Powerade sponsored Leinster Schools Senior and Junior Cups as well as the Vinnie Murray and Fr. Godfrey Cup competitions took place in the Aviva Stadium on Monday evening… Leinster stars Rob Kearney and Brian O’Driscoll – who all come through the Leinster Schools system with Clongowes Wood College SJ and Blackrock…read more

Feast of the Immaculate Conception

8th December 2012

Christmas Dinner at 1 p.m. followed by a whole school Mass 5.30 p.m. Many Christians around the world, particularly those of the Catholic faith, mark the Feast of the Immaculate Conception in their diaries and calendars. Church services (or masses) to honor this observance are held on or around December 8.  The Feast of the…read more

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