Charity - Clongowes Wood College

A most unusual concert

24th February 2014

It may not be the Twelfth Night but the musicians will ‘play on’ in Clongowes next Saturday (March 1st) at 19.30, when we host a most unusual concert, which will demonstrate on a large scale how music brings people together. We have not applied for a place in the next Guinness Book Of Records, but we…read more

Haiyan Disaster Appeal – Philippines

6th December 2013

In the immediate aftermath of the Typhoon Haiyan Disaster in the Philippines the Rector, Fr Michael Sheil SJ, launched an appeal for relief funds from the wider Clongowes family. Fr Sheil writes to say that the response has been staggering with €176,148.84 received to date from a wide variety of contributors. The success of the…read more

Christmas Shoebox Appeal.

8th November 2013

Mr. Noel 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 your Wrapped Shoebox to Mr. Mason or to his…read more

Trad for Trocaire

26th September 2013

On Tuesday October 1st the Clongowes Traditional Irish Music Group took part in the annual ‘Trad for Trocaire’ at Connolly’s pub in Ballagh. The event was run in conjunction with the Religion department and further embodied the spirit of ‘men for others’. The musicians played a lively selection of jigs and reels to a packed…read more

C.W.C. Senior Choir play Helix

7th December 2012

CWC Senior Choir participated in the Concert at the Helix on Friday 7th December 2012. There was a long rehearsal in which the boys truly did themselves proud. During the actual concert they gave the 200% they were asked to give and it was truly ‘inspirational’! The high point had to be a ‘Dance Off’…read more

MOVEMBER MADNESS {

28th November 2012

“Always to keep a stiff upper lip and not to take things at face value when they get too hairy” You may have noticed some dubious facial features sprouting on the faces of the custodians of Clongowes this month and yes we swear that is still Mr. Colm Moloney behind that slug. Yep, you guessed…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

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