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Seven O.C.s Awarded as U.C.D. Scholars

19th November 2012

The U.C.D. Entrance Scholars awards were held on Thursday evening in the O’Reilly hall. The following Old Clongownian students were recognised for 2012. U.C.D. College of Engineering and Architecture:  Michael Joy, Eoin Mc Mullan, Viet Nguyen (a.k.a. Johnny Gunning) Sports Scholarships:  Bryan Byrne,  Edward Byrne, Peadar Timmins. College of Health Science:  Patrick Daly. Mr. Frank…read more

Science Team Qualify for Nationals

18th November 2012

[easyrotator]erf_65_1351094989/erc_15_1353426343[/easyrotator] Congratulations to our two Senior science teams who competed successfully in the Regional Final of the Irish Science Teachers Association Senior Science Quiz held in N.U.I. Maynooth on Thursday 17th Nov. There were 23 schools teams competing and we achieved joint 2nd and joint 3rd places, separated from the team above by only one…read more

Rhetoric Drama: Nov 22 – 24th

15th November 2012

Picture by William Lappin, Rhetoric and posed by Oscar Hassett [Capt. Stanhope] This year’s Rhetoric drama is R.C. Sherriff’s 1927 anti-war drama “Journey’s End”.  It’s a compelling tale of life in the trenches of World War I, capturing the grim reality of the lives of the men who served in the British army. ‘Journey’s End’…read more

Portora Royal School Visit

13th November 2012

On Friday last, November 9th a group of eight Poetry students* from Clongowes, accompanied Mr Tom Carroll and the Rector, Fr Michael Sheil S.J. travelled to Portora Royal College, Enniskillen, for a Remembrance Day Ceremony. This is an annual visit and one of a number of events that have served to strengthen the links between…read more

Comic Creativity at Clongowes

12th November 2012

[easyrotator]erf_65_1351094989/erc_52_1352805929[/easyrotator] Comic artist, Kev F Sutherland made a return visit to Clongowes on Thurs 8thNov to present a workshop to art students in Rudiments and Elements. Using his unique humour Kev guided the students through the art of drawing and storytelling for comics. By the end of the session students had created a class comic…read more

Annual Past Vs Present Debate

9th November 2012

[easyrotator]erf_65_1351094989/erc_5_1354099260[/easyrotator] The annual Daniel O’Connell memorial debate will take place in Clongowes on Wednesday, November 14th.  This year the present will be attempting to retain the title having beaten the past last year.  This year, the motion before the house is:  This house believes we are dominated by journalism.  The present will propose the motion….read more

Christmas Shoebox Appeal

9th November 2012

Calling all Students, Staff & Parents: 2012 Christmas Shoebox Appeal. Mr. Mason is leading this year’s Team Hope Shoe Box Appeal here at C.W.C. Take a few minutes out to put together a Christmas Box and give a needy child the Christmas they deserve. Follow the instructions below and when you’re ready just drop off…read more

Dressing Up Clongowes for charity

8th November 2012

Book Character Dress-Up Day, held for the first time in Clongowes on Wednesday 7th November was an enormous success thanks to the combined efforts of the James Joyce Library and the House Leaders. Each house was allocated a fictional character and the students were encouraged to impersonate him. Their creative expressions left us in no…read more

Choir Competition

6th November 2012

On Saturday 20th October the Senior Choir of C.W.C. along with the All Girls’ Choir of Loreto Balbriggan, were the Demonstration Choir for the Choir Workshop (S.A.T.B.) directed by Alan Leech at the P.P.M.T.A. (Post Primary Music Teachers’ Association) National Music Conference 2012, held in Malahide Dublin. Alan demonstrated several ‘best practice’ models, on how…read more


5th November 2012

Congratulations to Eoghan McLoughlin & Kento Arrue who have been invited to attend Mathematics Enrichment classes in N.U.I. Maynooth as a result of their excellent Junior Certificate Maths results. Congratulations to their teacher Mr. McNamara also. Well done lads.

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