Tantalus in Cold Storage

There are many cautionary tales abounding from classical times – as relationships among the gods [way-up-there!] worked out in their lives in a very human way – and also in…

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Thalassa! Thalassa!

 To horse! To horse!  And here we are only a mere week away from reaching home-port – or should that read starting-post …… at last!  But why, you may ask…

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Times Old and New

Ireland now stands in imminent danger. If Popery succeeds – our fairest plains will once more witness days worthy to rank with those of Bloody Mary – and the Walls…

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Click-4-Crumlin

We’re asking you to ‘Click-4-Crumlin‘ to help our TY students raise money for a covid-19 testing machine for sick children in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. Due to the current…

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The Way of the Cross

The Way of the Cross on Good Friday, 10th April 2020. We gathered this year in The College Chapel as a ‘virtual’ school community – unable to attend in person…

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Kildare Student Enterprise Awards

On Thursday 5th March, The Kildare Local Enterprise Office Student Enterprise Awards took place in the Killashee House Hotel, Naas. Clongowes was represented by two mini-companies; Talk Native and Womba…

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Fr Provincial’s Visitation

We welcomed Fr Leonard Moloney SJ, Irish Jesuit Provincial and former Headmaster of Clongowes (2004-2015), on his annual visit to the College yesterday to meet with the Jesuit Community, students, and…

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SCT First Round Success

  Clongowes Wood College 34:Terenure College 14 The Clongowes Senior Cup team had their first outing against Terenure College in the Bank of Ireland, Leinster Senior Schools Cup at Donnybrook…

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Clongowes Fun Run for the Duck Push

Pictured L-R: (Seated) Shane O’Neill, Pierce McDonald, Tom Kelly, Charles Kedde, James O’Donohoe, Brian Gaffney, Daniel Navarro (Standing) Myles Lonergan, Ike Wrigley, Fiachra Lambe, Patrick Sholarin.   The Clongowes’ 5km/10km…

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A Comedy Show for Syntax

On Saturday, December 14th, Transition Year students were entertained by Ger Carey, a very successful Irish comedian who performed his hugely popular stand-up comedy act ‘Psycho Spaghetti‘. Ger has achieved…

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Elements Author Visit

Yesterday, the author of Dangerous Games, Mr James Butler, visited Clongowes to discuss his very successful novel with our Elements group. Dangerous Games, set in Ireland, is a gritty and suspenseful…

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Cherryfield Orchestra Visit

Pictured L – R: Philip Thomas, Tommy Ingles OC18, Fr. Michael Sheil, Rory Mac Gabhann, Theresa Thomas, Ben Wilkins, Luke Harrington, Rory O’Meara, Luke McMahon, Sam Reilly, Cillian O’hAimghirin, Oscar…

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