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Kids helping kids: Duck Push 2013

25th September 2013

With the Clongowes Duck Push marking its twentieth birthday this year we managed to give it a perfect celebration with another successful push in aid of Our Ladies Children’s Hospital Crumlin. Having done quite a substantial amount of fundraising prior to the actual push gave us great motivation going towards the main event. Our entire…read more

Kairos Retreat commences

24th September 2013

The annual Kairos Retreat commenced on September 24th in St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth and concludes on the 27th  in the Boys’ Chapel in Clongowes. This is the 15th year of the Kairos model, which originally took place in Clongowes during the first school break, but for the past three years has chosen St. Patrick’s College as its venue….read more

Conor McCabe: International tennis player

20th September 2013

Meet Conor McCabe from Naas. Last week Conor was in Cardiff where he represented Ireland in the Under 12 category of the Tri Nations Tournament. Although Ireland could only finish as runner-up in the competition proper (which includes U12, U14 & U18), Conor won both his singles and doubles matches in the U12 section to…read more

Grammar Retreat to Emmaus

19th September 2013

Grammar Retreat to Emmaus On Friday the 13th (!) of September, the Grammar students, set off to ‘Emmaus’ in north Dublin on their annual retreat. As an entire group we were brought together to one large room where we were introduced to the team members, who explained to us what a retreat is about. They also told us the importance…read more

TY Outdoor Education Trip

17th September 2013

On Tuesday the 10th of September, with the Junior Certificate results still looming, the Syntax group of 2013/14 set out on their Outdoor Education Trip to Rostrevor, Co. Down. We stayed in the East Coast Adventure Centre and aside from some cramped living conditions, settled in very well. Having been separated three-ways each group took…read more

Sean Monaghan at the RDS

12th September 2013

During August Sean Monaghan (Rudiments) took part in the Dublin Horse Show at the RDS. Mounted on his horse Ballygawley Braveheart Sean  competed very creditably in the event for 138cm ponies. Sean’s presence at the Horse Show was the result of his victory in the Munster Qualifier for the RDS on July 6th in County…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

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