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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The Clongownian 2019

This week saw the arrival of the much-anticipated latest issue of the annual (and historic) journal The Clongownian in Clongowes Wood College. The journal was presented to the Headmaster, Mr Chris Lumb…

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Morning Prayer

Headmaster, Mr Lumb delivered morning prayer in the Concourse this morning ahead of the Christmas break which begins this Wednesday. He told the story of Ebenezer Scrooge as he reflected…

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Christmas Lunch 2019

On Monday the 9th of December, the whole Clongowes community joined together in the Ref. for the annual Christmas Lunch. This was the 2nd installment in the Clongowes Christmas celebrations…

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Christmas Concert 2019

This year’s annual Christmas Concert took place on the afternoon of Sunday the 8th of December in the Boys’ Chapel and was really well attended by parents, students and staff.…

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Rhetoric Retreat

The Rhetoric retreatants who undertook the retreat in the peaceful and graceful SMA motherhouse outside Newry used the few days to unwind from the daily routine at Clongowes and take…

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JPII Awards 2019

“Trust Christ; listen attentively to his teachings, fix your eyes on his face, persevere in listening to his word. Allow him to focus your search and your aspirations, all your…

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Past V Present Debate

Pictured above are L-R: Karl Hayes, John McLoughlin, Julian Jimenez Ospina, Adam Wozniak, Mr Maelíosa Power OC89, Mr Liam Lysaght OC16, Mr Marcus Keane OC89, Mr Fergal Gaynor OC 89…

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