Annual Christmas Lunch

On Tuesday 8th December the school gathered in prayer to celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Fr Shane Daly SJ celebrated Mass at 10.45 a.m. from the Sports Hall…

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Fine Art Exhibition

Since 2006 the Clongowes Ladies Association have been organising an art exhibition in the College as a fundraiser to support the AHP Bursary Programme in the school. Over the years the…

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Remembrance Mass

The Annual Remembrance Mass for deceased Old Clongownians, members of staff and Jesuits of Clongowes took place on Sunday, November 15th in the Sports Hall. The Mass was streamed live…

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Kairos Retreat

In the lead-in to our annual mid-term break, Clongowes hosted our two annual Kairos Retreats simultaneously. The retreats had been initially scheduled to happen in the beautiful northern surroundings of…

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Infirmary Refurbishment

The recent refurbishment of the College Infirmary could not have been completed at a more significant time in this year of the Covid 19 pandemic. It means we can now offer…

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Apart but in Communion

There is always a great sense of achievement for all parties in a school – Students – Teachers – Administration – Parents/Guardians  – when the Hallow’een [Eve of All Saints’…

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TY Sports Week 2020

The inaugural Clongowes TY Sports Week took place before midterm with a jam-packed itinerary of exciting and challenging sport-related activities. The boys were met with generally good weather which will…

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Interhouse Sports Day 2020

Our annual sports day took place on September 21st much to the excitement of the students. The boys were blessed with good weather and offered some welcome reprieve from the…

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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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