Fundraising - Clongowes Wood College

Lords of the ring

13th February 2014

Following several weeks of lung-busting training at the National Boxing Stadium on South Circular Road our 30 volunteers are ready! (see YouTube link below) On February 21st at Dandelion on St. Stephen’s Green, they will take to the ring and embody the fight that Jack Kavanagh began in August 2012. Despite paralysis following a C4/C5…read more

Dancing for the Philippines

4th February 2014

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. Just before Christmas (on the 18th of December) Grammar students met the challenge with one of their own when they hosted a social evening with the…read more

New Foundation for an Old School

14th January 2014

Clongowes Wood College Foundation has been re-launched following a short period of inactivity, with a new energetic team. The Foundation’s responsibility is to nurture relationships and secure funding to realise the agreed development plans of the College and the Alberto Hurtado Bursary Programme. The new team comprises: Martin Nugent            Chair…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

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

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