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 have superseded Chelsea’s recent woes…read more

A Portrait in words…

28th September 2013

Two lucky students from Rudiments, Jack Dowling and Tadhg Maloney (pictured), will feature in a unique theatrical production of James Joyce’s ‘A Portrait of the Artist’, which will be premiered in Brussels.  Both Tadhg and Jack recorded the famous ‘hell sermon’ from Joyce’s work, which was partially set in Clongowes. The production is under the guidance…read more

Weekly O.C. Feature- Adrian Gahan (OC’97)

2nd April 2013

Adrian Gahan (OC’97) A former secretary of the school Adrian Gahan was awarded a first class degree in History and Politics from UCD.  At the invitation of a fellow Irishman, Professor Brendan Simms, Adrian went to the University of Cambridge in 2002 and took an M.Phil in European Studies.  Using the skills he acquired on…read more

Weekly O.C. Feature- Patrick Mullins

25th March 2013

Patrick Mullins (OC’08) Patrick (Paddy) Mullins has had huge success as an amateur jockey and hit the racing headlines once again on 29th December 2012, when he broke the 97-year-old record of 72 winners in a calendar year in Ireland for an amateur jockey with his 73rd victory of 2012. Standing at 6’2” it is…read more

New Past Pupils Feature

19th March 2013

Check out our new weekly feature on notable Old Clongownians. You can find all the stories located under the People drop down menu. First Up, Micheal Byrne (O.C. 2004) Michael Byrne (OC’04) Michael Byrne is currently in his 4th year of a PhD program in Climate Dynamics at MIT in Boston. MIT is widely acknowledged…read more

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