Transition Year - Clongowes Wood College

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

Cyclone Anti-Bullying Workshop

17th October 2013

Last Thursday (10th October) the celebrated Cyclone Repertory Theatre Company from Cork brought their acclaimed Bullying Prevention Session to The Old Library in Clongowes for the boys of the Lower Line. Hugo Murray (Grammar Year Captain) was our man on the spot and this is how he saw it… The workshop on bullying that the…read more

From a land down under…

11th October 2013

Meet Nick Duff, Jonah Johnson and Jonathon Condon from Australia who will be with us until Christmas. These young men from St. Ignatius College Riverview will be in Transition Year and have exchanged with Stuart Tyrrell, James Tyrrell and Patrick Nulty who are taking their places in Sydney. Jonah says, they are looking forward to…read more

TY Outdoor Education Trip

17th September 2013

On Tuesday the 10th of September, with the Junior Certificate results still looming, the Syntax group of 2013/14 set out on their Outdoor Education Trip to Rostrevor, Co. Down. We stayed in the East Coast Adventure Centre and aside from some cramped living conditions, settled in very well. Having been separated three-ways each group took…read more

Junior Cert Results

16th September 2013

Last Wednesday the Syntax boys received their Junior Cert Results three months after completing the exams and following a few days of nervous anticipation. They had no need to worry as the results were excellent and compared very favourably with those of their predecessors. The Headmaster, Fr Moloney, congratulated them on their performance and also…read more

Transition Year at N.A.C.

26th November 2012

Today the transition year students are taking a leap of faith as they visit the National Aquatic Centre for a day of lessons on Diving and advanced swimming techniques. Have a splash lads.

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