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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 article

Grammar and road safety

17th January 2014

As part of Ms. Dooley’s CSPE class, three Syntax boys, Jeff McCourt (pictured above), David Murtagh (below) and Jack Spicer promoted road safety by taking photos with a person on the ‘phone in a car. Their action project was based on the concept of law. The class has done many things in this action project like…read article

Fr. Jim Corkery S.J. to speak at Grammar Parent Day

6th January 2014

This year, the Grammar Parent Day will take place on Sunday 12th January 2014, as indicated on the school calendar. We are very pleased to announce that Fr. Jim Corkery S.J. will be our guest speaker. Fr. Corkery S.J. is associate Professor of Theology at the Milltown Institute, Dublin.  In 2009, he published Joseph Ratzinger’s…read article

The success of the long distance runners

25th November 2013

Congratulations to the Clongowes Junior Cross Country team of Daniel Reilly, Greg Reilly, Harry Arkwright and Douglas Oman (pictured above, standing) on winning the Kildare County Cross Country title held in Newbridge College in October. Congratulations also to the Minor team of Stephen McAleese, David Gannon, Nickolas Kennedy and Gavin Larkin, who secured silver (above, kneeling). Individual medalists…read article

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 article

Gary Skinner skis for Ireland

12th November 2013

My name is Gary Skinner and I ski in The Ski Club of Ireland in Kilternan in Co. Dublin. During the weekend of the 5th and 6th of October I took part in the International Dry Slope Irish Open Ski Championships in the Ski Club of Ireland. Some teams from Britain came to Ireland for…read article

Grammar Parent Teacher Meeting

28th November 2012

Reminder: Grammar Parent Teacher meeting this evening, starting after class.

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