The Bullying Prevention Session

24th February 2020

Ireland’s leading Theatre-in-Education company, Cyclone Rep recently returned to Clongowes to perform its highly regarded Bullying Prevention Session (BPS) for the Elements and Rudiments groups. BPS is the brainchild of Mr. Peadar Donohoe – a PhD graduate and accomplished researcher in the area of role-play and drama for bullying prevention and awareness. The Cyclone Rep…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

Science Week 2020

10th February 2020

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The annual Clongowes Science Week kicked off on Monday the 3rd of February with a jam-packed itinerary of fascinating and challenging science-related activities. On Monday, the Blackrock Castle Observatory set up their Portable Planetarium in the Sports Hall where they gave presentations on one of the most amazing sights in nature – the night sky….read more

JCT First Round Victory

7th February 2020

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Clongowes Wood College 38: Catholic University School 10   Yesterday, our Junior Cup Team kicked off their cup campaign at MU Barnhall RFC, Leixlip where they successfully took on Catholic University School (CUS) in the Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Junior Cup. The boys were greeted by a blue sky and a crowd of…read more

Launch of the Alberto Hurtado Endowment Fund

3rd February 2020

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Pictured L – R: AHP Committee Members: Deputy Headmaster of Clongowes Wood College; Mr. Martin Wallace, Ms. Angela O’Donnell, Ms. Liz Griffin, Mr. Adam McNulty, Ms. Ger Ryan (Chair).   The official launch of the Alberto Hurtado Endowment Fund (AHEF) took place in the Merrion Hotel, Dublin, on Tuesday the 28th of January 2020. The…read more

SCT First Round Success

31st January 2020

  Clongowes Wood College 34:Terenure College 14 The Clongowes Senior Cup team had their first outing against Terenure College in the Bank of Ireland, Leinster Senior Schools Cup at Donnybrook on Wednesday. They prevailed with a 20-point victory following a terrific start from Terenure and an impressive finish by Clongowes. The Clongowes boy’s determined faces…read more

Alumnus of the Year 2019

29th January 2020

Congratulations to Mr Niall Beddy OC ’04 who has been named Alumnus of the Year 2019 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to conservation efforts in Africa. Niall will receive his award at the Clongowes Union Dinner on Friday, February 7th. The first-ever Alumnus of the Year award was presented at the Union Dinner back…read more

The Elements Belfast Tour 2020

28th January 2020

Last Monday, the Elements group set out on their traditional Belfast tour which would include a variety of academic, cultural and sporting activities. The bus pulled into the grounds of Campbell College in Belfast and there was an air of excitement amongst the boys who were looking forward to playing three rugby matches. The mood…read more

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