Richard Robinson 1920-2019

The Foundation and College are deeply grateful to the late Richard (Dick), Robinson who in his will, generously bequeathed a substantial legacy to the Foundation.  Born in 1920, Dick lived…

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Duck Push 24 Hr Run

On Tuesday morning May 25th our Syntax students embarked on a 24hr run with the goal of running an accumulative length of Ireland. They would run in groups around the…

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Clongowes Golf Open 2021

On Sunday 16th May, Clongowes Wood Golf Course was a hub of activity as the 2021 Clongowes Golf Open Championship was played. We had an impressive 97 entries, and despite…

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Ignatius 500

A year-long series of events worldwide is planned to mark the 500th anniversary of ‘the conversion’ moment of St Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits. The anniversary begins…

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Province Statement

Please see below a link to a statement from the Jesuit Order regarding an independent restorative process that has been put in place following the naming of Joseph Marmion, a…

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Duck Push Phone Cases

For Mini-Company this year, my group and I have designed and sourced Limited Edition, Eco-Friendly Clongowes-branded phone cases. The product is bamboo-based, and therefore recyclable and overall easy to handle.…

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Amber Flag

We are delighted to announce that Clongowes has been awarded the Amber Flag for 2021!    Our award coincided with a pre-dawn call for the 100 or so students and…

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Gees Jams

Gees Jams now available from the Duck Push Shop www.duckpush.clongowes.net   While in lockdown in Malta I was thinking about how we might raise funds for this year’s Duck Push…

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Duck Push 5k Run

The Clongowes 5km / 10km Fun Run in aid of Duck Push 2021 took place on Saturday, April 24th. The Duck Push is an annual fundraiser led by TY students…

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House Leaders 2021/2022

We wish to congratulate the following students listed below who have been invited to become House Leaders for the coming Academic Year 2021-22. There are ten Houses at Clongowes and each House…

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Virtual Open Evening

Join us on May 13th at 6.30 pm for a Virtual Open Evening at Clongowes for entry to First Year (or Elements as it is known in Clongowes) late August…

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Forty Years A-Twinning

40th Anniversary of the Twinning of Portora Royal School and Clongowes Wood College 1980-2020   An Old Clongownian remembers[1] My family used to go to Donegal for holidays in the…

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Cake For Crumlin 2021

Since 2014, Aran Mc Mahon (OC ’88), of Mayo’s Rua Cafe and Delicatessen,  has helped the boys of successive TY years put together an annual concourse Bake Sale to raise…

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