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Duck Push 24 Hr Run

27th May 2021

On Tuesday morning May 25th our Syntax students embarked on a 24hr run with the goal of running an accumulative length of Ireland. They would run in groups around the athletics track over the course of 24hrs, including through the night.    This was all in aid of this year’s Duck Push, with all proceeds…read more

Clongowes Golf Open 2021

25th May 2021

On Sunday 16th May, Clongowes Wood Golf Course was a hub of activity as the 2021 Clongowes Golf Open Championship was played. We had an impressive 97 entries, and despite some inclement weather in the second half of the afternoon; it was a fantastic afternoon on the busy fairways.   The competition was for Handicap…read more

Cannonballs and Bombshells

20th May 2021

0/20 means perfect vision, but we never saw this coming – this year of COVID 19. A world turned upside down. But the world has been upended many times before throughout history – be it by pandemics like the Black Death or the Spanish ‘Flu’ or by self-inflicted injuries such as the twin world wars…read more

Ignatius 500

20th May 2021

A year-long series of events worldwide is planned to mark the 500th anniversary of ‘the conversion’ moment of St Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits. The anniversary begins with the launch of the Ignatian Year 2021-2022 this May since the seeds of his conversion were sown in the siege at Pamplona in May…read more

James Lambe OC17 Funeral Arrangements

19th May 2021

You will have heard by now the sad news [for his Family and for us] that James bade us farewell Monday afternoon – and we pray that the Lord will bring him safely home. As we come to terms with this painful reality – let us share our thanks for the gift that he was…read more

Province Statement

13th May 2021

Please see below a link to a statement from the Jesuit Order regarding an independent restorative process that has been put in place following the naming of Joseph Marmion, a former teacher at this school. Central to the process is the involvement of past pupils who may have been harmed or impacted by Joseph Marmion….read more

Amber Flag

12th May 2021

We are delighted to announce that Clongowes has been awarded the Amber Flag for 2021!    Our award coincided with a pre-dawn call for the 100 or so students and staff who braved the elements to join the national Darkness into Light walk on Saturday, May 8th.   The Pieta Amber Flag Initiative recognises the…read more

Duck Push Phone Cases

12th May 2021

For Mini-Company this year, my group and I have designed and sourced Limited Edition, Eco-Friendly Clongowes-branded phone cases. The product is bamboo-based, and therefore recyclable and overall easy to handle. It is a high quality, durable item which will protect and enhance your phone. You can purchase the phone cases from the following link for…read more

Lower Line Cricket Match Report

11th May 2021

On Saturday we had the Lower Line (3rd & 4th year) cricket match, this much anticipated clash had the Kildare Strikers facing the Thunder.   Match Report Saturday 8th of May:   Another cracking match this afternoon, the rain passed us by and we were left with perfect conditions for a great spectacle, and what a…read more

Gees Jams

10th May 2021

Gees Jams now available from the Duck Push Shop duckpush.clongowes.net   While in lockdown in Malta I was thinking about how we might raise funds for this year’s Duck Push Project.    My Dad enjoys producing award-winning artisanal jams and marmalades, using only the freshest, local produce so you might say that the answer was…read more

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