Rhetoric Parent Day

Rhetoric Parent Day will take place on next Sunday 14th January 2018 as indicated on the school calendar. The day will begin at 09.30 and will end after 11.30 Mass. You are…

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And so this is Christmas

Clongowes lies silent now. The crowds that thronged the chapel for the first Mass of Christmas a little while ago have departed and the empty corridors echo to our footsteps…

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A Final Festive Fling

The season of Advent, A Time of Expectant Waiting, has been a full one here in Clongowes, with many events in the school ranging from the Advent Service of Reconciliation…

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Finding the Light

‘Mind Your Mental Health’ Photography Competition. Congratulations to Kieran Clohessy (Poetry) and Ms Louise Dunne (Receptionist) who were the student and staff winners respectively of our recent ‘Mind Your Mental…

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Advent Reconciliation

On Wednesday, 6th December we held our annual Advent Reconciliation Service in Clongowes. Led by the Rector, Fr Michael Sheil SJ, the whole school came together in the Sports Hall…

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A Time of Expectant Waiting

Yesterday morning, as we drove up the timeless main avenue girt by centuries’ old lime trees and approached the castle squatting snugly in the winter sun, we marveled anew at…

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Go Amber for Mental Health

The main concourse of the school was awash with forty shades of amber this morning for the launch of the school’s application for the AMBER FLAG… The ‘Amber Flag’ project…

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Fine Art Exhibition 2017

The Annual Clongowes Fine Art Exhibition will be in situ in the Concourse from Saturday 9th December and will continue until Sunday 17th December. The official opening will take place after Mass…

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Remembrance Day

Mass for the Deceased Members of the Clongowes Union The autumn season is always rich in colour but as November moves towards its end the very richness of those colours…

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Remembrance Day Mass

Mass for the Deceased Members of the Clongowes Union – Sunday November 19th The autumn season is always rich in colour but as November moves towards its end the very…

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Christmas Cards

‘Tis the Season… Fabulous Christmas Cards will be available for sale from Saturday 18th November. Cards are sold in aid of the Duck Push, which purchases medical equipment to help…

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School of the Heart

ELEMENTS PARENT DAY Elements Parent Day will take place on Sunday 12th November 2017. The day will begin at 09.25 with refreshments in the concourse. Our speakers will be in room…

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Remembrance Day

Mass for the Deceased Members of the Clongowes Union The autumn season is always rich in colour but as November moves towards its end the very richness of those colours…

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Between Jigs and Reels

Trad for Trócaire On Tuesday 17th of October the Trad group returned to Connolly’s of Ballagh for our annual ‘Trad for Trócaire’ Session. Thankfully Hurricane Ophelia did not inflict any…

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Live Life to the Fullest

POETRY PARENT DAY Poetry Parent Day will take place on Sunday 15th October 2017. The day will begin at 09.15 with refreshments in the concourse. Our speakers will be in room 3…

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Faith in One Another

Grammar Retreat On Wednesday the 21st of September, the boys in Grammar set off on their religious retreat to the monastery in Esker, Co. Galway. It was a welcome break…

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Syntax Parent Day

This year, the Syntax Parent Day will take place on Sunday 8th October 2017 and we are very pleased to announce that Fr Peter McVerry S.J. will be the guest…

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Lourdes Pilgrims

Making a difference On Thursday the 7th of September, five Rhetoric students – Joe Bullman, Tommy Inglis, Ben Matuschka, Ronan Molony and Paddy White – will travel to Lourdes as part of the…

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