Arts - Clongowes Wood College

Mulled Wine, Mince Pies and Music!

4th December 2013

The Parents’ Association cordially invites you to celebrate the Christmas season with mulled wine and mince pies before the Christmas Concert on Sunday 8th December at 17.00 (concert at 18.00). This traditional event has been a feature of the Clongowes calendar for many years and is an opportunity to appreciate the talents and hardwork of…read more

Old Clongownians light up the small screen

2nd December 2013

Following on the extraordinary success of the Rhetoric drama, ‘The Last Confession’ it seems only fitting that we acknowledge those who have taken their thespian talents beyond the Clongowes theatre.  Having considered several past-pupils who appeared throughout RTE’s fine crime drama Love/Hate in recent weeks, we now look beyond our shores and find two Old…read more

Grammar in the National Concert Hall

19th November 2013

Ten boys from Grammar attended a concert in the National Concert Hall on Monday 21st Oct to hear a live performance of their set works for Junior Cert. Rian McKeagney sent this report… The day dawned bright but dull, with clouds that promised rain. It was a typical Monday for all students except for eleven…read more

Love, Hate and Clongowes

16th November 2013

Love/Hate has a bit of a Marmite taste it would seem. Some would rather watch the Antiques Roadshow but 1.3million others have been glued to RTE every Sunday over the past six weeks. Whatever your views might be, it is undeniable that the antics of Nidge, Fran, Elmo et al. have superseded Chelsea’s recent woes…read more

Senior Choir at Sligo Choral Festival

14th November 2013

Last Friday morning (8th, November) at 7 am, the senior choir accompanied by Ms Keighary and Ms Heslin tip-toed out of the building on their way the 25th annual Sligo Choral Festival. Upon arrival in Sligo, the day began in Summerhill College, with a magnificent choral workshop with 400 students from schools all over the…read more

Journey’s End: Opening Night

22nd November 2012

Tonight the Rhetoric Drama, “Journeys End” directed by Tom Carroll premiers in the Sports Hall at 7:00 p.m. Don’t miss it. (But if you do, it runs until Saturday) Break a leg lads. 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…read more

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