Orchestral Manouevres in Cherryfield

18th December 2013

On Sunday last (15th December) a group of orchestral musicians from Poetry travelled to Cherryfield Nursing home for retired Jesuits in Milltown. Our aim was to entertain the residents and to get them into the Christmas spirit. Most of this group of musicians had been to Cherryfield last year and were familiar with the run…read more

Lourdes Pilgrimage

1st October 2013

On the 7th of September, six Rhetoric students – Milo Rooney, Tom Cantillon, Martin Sutton, Sam Messayeh, Dara Corbett and Jeff Gibbons (left to right above) travelled to Lourdes as part of the annual Dublin Diocesan pilgrimage. They were accompanied by Mr. Francis Marron (on the right) and GAP student, Daniel Sheehan (left). Here School Secretary, Tom Cantillon (School…read more

Trad for Trocaire

26th September 2013

On Tuesday October 1st the Clongowes Traditional Irish Music Group took part in the annual ‘Trad for Trocaire’ at Connolly’s pub in Ballagh. The event was run in conjunction with the Religion department and further embodied the spirit of ‘men for others’. The musicians played a lively selection of jigs and reels to a packed…read more

Kids helping kids: Duck Push 2013

25th September 2013

With the Clongowes Duck Push marking its twentieth birthday this year we managed to give it a perfect celebration with another successful push in aid of Our Ladies Children’s Hospital Crumlin. Having done quite a substantial amount of fundraising prior to the actual push gave us great motivation going towards the main event. Our entire…read more

Students and Servants

30th April 2013

On the 31st of March a group from Clongowes began the school’s sixth Immersion trip to Malealea, Lesotho. Before the flight had even taken off we experienced our first mishap as a passport belonging to one of the boys had mysteriously gone missing only to be found in a bin a very short time before…read more

Rhetoric Trip to Lourdes

17th September 2012

Six Rhetoric students travelled to Lourdes in early September. They were accompanied by Mr. Francis Marron, Ms. Siobhan Barry and gap student James Tooth. Travelling as pilgrims with the annual Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage, the group departed for France on the morning of September 7th to spend five days working to meet the needs of older…read more

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