Clongowes Wood College is a seven-day boarding school located in beautiful surroundings, twenty miles from Dublin in the heart of Co. Kildare.

An inside look at a typical day at Clongowes

Friday 24th & Saturday 25th of October

Music is an integral part of life in Clongowes

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    Daniel O’Connell Debate

    Clongowes Wood College Bicentenary Committee cordially invites Staff, Parents and Past Pupils to the: Daniel O’Connell Memorial Debate  A Special Bicentenary Celebration of Debating in Clongowes Past and Present  On Friday 7th November 2014. At 6.30 p.m. Chair:  Mr John Bruton (Taoiseach, 1994-1997)  Motion:  “ This House believes that a Jesuit Education is more relevant today […]

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    Rugby Festival: Day 2

    As the trophy sat proudly beside the new Oval Pitch, it seemed destined to find its long-term residency in the castle behind it. Alas, it was not to be.  The spectacular piece will instead make its way to Ailesbury Road, having been clinched by St. Michael’s with a narrow 3-0 victory over close rivals Blackrock […]

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    First Year Rugby

    As the leaves gather by the roadside, ghastly masks appear at the shop fronts and European Rugby returns to the fixture list, there isn’t a schoolchild in the country that hasn’t cast an eye on the midterm break that is creeping up. Having been eager to make a good impression on their new mentors both […]

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  • Clongowes Community

    WWI Battlefields Trip

    They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old… At the end of September, a group from the Clongowes Wood College community with some alumni and friends visited Flanders and the Somme to commemorate the contribution of Old Clongownians and Irish Jesuits to World War One. We flew to Brussels before cockcrow […]

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Clongowes Foundation

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Christ is the model
for human life

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