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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TY Sports Week 2020

The inaugural Clongowes TY Sports Week took place before midterm with a jam-packed itinerary of exciting and challenging sport-related activities. The boys were met with generally good weather which will…

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Climate Action Week 2020

The 4th annual Climate Action Week took place from October 12th to 18th and activities in Clongowes were led by our Green Schools Committee. The annual awareness campaign on climate…

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Interhouse Sports Day 2020

Our annual sports day took place on September 21st much to the excitement of the students. The boys were blessed with good weather and offered some welcome reprieve from the…

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The Gollymocky Whalers

Pictured from left to right: Joseph O’Sullivan (’85), Marcus Keane (’89), Dave Lane (’85), Conor Halpenny (’83),Ken Barry (’86), Adam Mac Nulty (’88),Ambrose O’Sullivan (’78), Jonathan White (’86), Hugo Mac…

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Eric Donovan TY Visit

Our Transition Year students donned their virtual gloves on September 25th as they welcomed the arrival of professional boxer Eric Donovan for a socially distanced sparring session.  Eric, a native…

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Live Broadcast of Sunday Mass

Apart but in Communion This coming Sunday the 4th October will see an important and innovative step forward for liturgy in Clongowes when we broadcast our first television Mass from…

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Tantalus in Cold Storage

There are many cautionary tales abounding from classical times – as relationships among the gods [way-up-there!] worked out in their lives in a very human way – and also in…

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Thalassa! Thalassa!

 To horse! To horse!  And here we are only a mere week away from reaching home-port – or should that read starting-post …… at last!  But why, you may ask…

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Times Old and New

Ireland now stands in imminent danger. If Popery succeeds – our fairest plains will once more witness days worthy to rank with those of Bloody Mary – and the Walls…

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