From poetry to poetry in motion

10th January 2014

It was a busy first term for Transition Year and Skills Week was no exception. Barry Murphy (Syntax) takes us through it… Steve Murray was back. With a vengeance. We knew his style from the poetry workshop we had earlier in the year and he had us laughing and learning from the off. He got…read more

Collinge an file

17th December 2013

‘Is mise Collinge an file’ is not how Mr Declan Collinge, introduced himself to the students of Irish language in Elements, Syntax and (appropriately) Poetry when he addressed them in the James Joyce Library on Monday 25th November – but he might well have. Is file dhá-theangach é Declan Collinge, as Baile Átha Cliath agus tá…read more

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 more

Mathematical Modelling in Clongowes

22nd November 2013

Clongowes physics students are once again involved in research projects with the University of Limerick and the science department was delighted to welcome Professor James Gleeson to launch this year’s Mathematical Modelling project on Friday 8th November… The department has linked up with the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry to develop mathematical models…read more

Duck Push helping kids

20th November 2013

2012-13 saw the Clongowes Duck Push marking its twentieth birthday and we managed to give it a perfect celebration with another successful push in aid of Our Ladies Children’s Hospital Crumlin. Earlier this month a delegation of boys from last year’s push visited the hospital where Jack Gillespie presented a cheque for €73,000 to Dr…read more

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