The First Day of Lent

Dust you are and unto dust, you shall return. Ecclesiastes 3:20   Last Wednesday, the school community joined together for the annual Ash Wednesday service in the Boys’ Chapel. This…

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Juniors Bow Out

Blackrock College 43: Clongowes Wood College 15   Our Junior Cup Team’s winning streak has come to an end following their defeat by Blackrock College at yesterday’s Junior Cup quarter-final…

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Peregrine Falcon

In recent months, the College has been pleased to welcome a rather uncommon visitor – a Peregrine Falcon. The Peregrine has been making a steady comeback in Ireland following a…

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SCT Quarter-Final Win

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…

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Fr Provincial’s Visitation

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…

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JCT First Round Victory

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…

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SCT First Round Success

  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…

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Alumnus of the Year 2019

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…

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Elements Author Visit

Yesterday, the author of Dangerous Games, Mr James Butler, visited Clongowes to discuss his very successful novel with our Elements group. Dangerous Games, set in Ireland, is a gritty and suspenseful…

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A Comedy Show for Syntax

On Saturday, December 14th, Transition Year students were entertained by Ger Carey, a very successful Irish comedian who performed his hugely popular stand-up comedy act ‘Psycho Spaghetti‘. Ger has achieved…

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