SciFest at Clongowes

On behalf of the Science Department, we are delighted to share the results of our 4th Annual SciFest@Clongowes which featured entries from both Elements and Syntax students.  Although the boys…

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Gravel football at Clongowes

In September 2019, Declan O’Keeffe, College Historian, represented Clongowes at the British Society of Sport History Annual Conference in Liverpool Hope University, where he presented a paper entitled: “‘All the…

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A Portrait of The TY Barista

Last week a group of Transition Year (TY) students were brought to a local coffee roaster for an introduction into coffee roasting and barista techniques.  Our TY programme is rich…

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Annual Christmas Lunch

On Tuesday 8th December the school gathered in prayer to celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Fr Shane Daly SJ celebrated Mass at 10.45 a.m. from the Sports Hall…

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Fine Art Exhibition

Since 2006 the Clongowes Ladies Association have been organising an art exhibition in the College as a fundraiser to support the AHP Bursary Programme in the school. Over the years the…

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Wellness Day

Our annual ‘Wellness Day’ took place on Wednesday 25th November. The Amber Flag Committee made up of staff and students worked very hard behind the scenes to make this an…

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Remembrance Mass

The Annual Remembrance Mass for deceased Old Clongownians, members of staff and Jesuits of Clongowes took place on Sunday, November 15th in the Sports Hall. The Mass was streamed live…

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Triangle Race

It was an enjoyable, albeit wet and windy, autumnal afternoon for our Annual Triangle Race which took place on Sunday, October 15th. While none of the remarkable Jack O’Leary’s (OC’16)…

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Kairos Retreat

In the lead-in to our annual mid-term break, Clongowes hosted our two annual Kairos Retreats simultaneously. The retreats had been initially scheduled to happen in the beautiful northern surroundings of…

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Infirmary Refurbishment

The recent refurbishment of the College Infirmary could not have been completed at a more significant time in this year of the Covid 19 pandemic. It means we can now offer…

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Apart but in Communion

There is always a great sense of achievement for all parties in a school – Students – Teachers – Administration – Parents/Guardians  – when the Hallow’een [Eve of All Saints’…

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