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SciFest at Clongowes 2024

28th February 2024

The annual SciFest STEM fair at Clongowes took place on February 22nd in the Science, Art and Technology building. Elements students have been working hard on their diverse and very interesting projects so they were keen to showcase their work to students, staff and external judges. Founder and CEO of SciFest, Sheila Porter said: “The…read article

SciFest National Champion 2023

4th December 2023

Congratulations Jack Shannon (Rhetoric) SciFest National Champion 2023! Jack will now represent Ireland at the prestigious 2024 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles. Jack’s project looks at peatland restoration using remote sensing techniques.  As part of his project,  Jack investigated two distinct peatland sites to assess the effectiveness of various imaging…read article

Rhetoric ’93 Return!

14th November 2023

On September 2, 2023, the Rhetoric ’93 boys drove up the avenue in a Bartons bus, feeling the mix of apprehension and excitement we all have felt after a long break.  This break was slightly longer.  On a gloriously sunny day this moderately older bunch of young lads were greeted in front of the castle…read article

Alberto Hurtado Bursary Programme – Past Pupils tell us their experience

23rd October 2023

‘The experience I had over the 6 years, the lessons I learned and the ethos that was instilled into me is what changed everything in my life’ The words of Michael Medeiros OC’18 on the impact his time at Clongowes has had on his life. This Summer we welcomed back some graduates of the Alberto…read article

Outstanding Leaving Certificate Results 2023

30th September 2023

Huge congratulations to the students of Rhetoric 2023 who recently received a very strong set of Leaving Certificate Results. 75.3% of the year group achieved over 450 points, compared to the national average of 38.5% 33% achieved over 550 points compared to the national average of 13.2% A remarkable seven students recorded the maximum 625…read article

Clongowes Life Magazine

7th July 2023

Life as a student in Clongowes is busy and fun!  No matter what the boys are passionate about, there is lots to get involved in throughout the year. Our Clongowes Life magazine is a round up of some of the activities and achievements in the academic year 2022 – 2023.  We hope you enjoy it!

Lesotho Immersion Experience

23rd May 2023

In late March, we travelled to Lesotho as pilgrims, servants and students.  During our pilgrimage to Lesotho, we had the opportunity to work closely with the local community on different development projects as part of our immersion programme.  This involved water accessibility projects, road maintenance and tree planting initiatives.  We built many meaningful relationships with…read article

Rudiments on Tour!

16th May 2023

The Rudiments tour to Delphi was another huge success this year. With an early departure from Clongowes at 8.00am, we headed westward towards the lakes of Connemara and the Killary Fjord, stopping off at the Galway Plaza en route for a very enjoyable Supermac’s meal. The area around the Delphi Resort was spectacular – mountains,…read article

Meet Clongowes in Munster

3rd May 2023

You are invited to an evening event to learn about life at Clongowes – our Jesuit ethos, our sporting and co-curricular activities, the ambitious academic programmes and strong sense of community that sets us apart. Join us to meet our staff and students and our parents.  The evening is suitable for parents and boys interested…read article

Virtual Open Evening

4th November 2022

Join us on November 17th at 6.30 pm for a Virtual Open Evening at Clongowes. Our Virtual Open Evening offers both students and parents the opportunity to learn more about the many facets of life at Clongowes such as our approach to teaching and learning, our ethos, boarding life, sporting and co-curricular opportunities, and lots…read article

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