The Clongowes Junior Team has followed the Seniors into the quarter finals of the cup where they will each face CBC Monkstown.
Catholic Schools Week events in Clongowes: Sunday 31st January to Saturday 6th February
Clongowes Wood College is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Áine Corcoran to the post of Marketing and Admissions Manager.
Yesterday (February 4th) in a windswept and rainy Clontarf, the Clongowes Junior Team emulated their older schoolmates by progressing to the quarter finals of the cup with a 21-0 victory over Kilkenny College (full report to follow – pictures here). Both teams will face opposition from CBC Monkstown in the next round with the Seniors […]Read more
Last night Friday, February 5th at the Clongowes Union Dinner President of the Union, Owen Binchy (OC’80) had the pleasure of awarding an extraordinary alumnus, James Costello OC’58 with the Clongowes Alumnus of the Year Award for 2015. James was a 15-year-old schoolboy in Clongowes when he contracted polio in 1958. He developed an upper-body paralysis, […]Read more
In 1981 we arrived in Clongowes straight out of college with wonder in our eyes. We came in from the east and settled and remained there for five wonderful years in wonderful company. One of the second year pupils was an ascetic looking kid named Fergus O’Farrell. Although tiny in stature he was a giant […]Read more
We commenced our 1916 Remembrance yesterday (31st January) in a blustery Glasnevin Cemetery with an inclusive ceremony that commemorated the lives and deaths of three Old Clongownians, who were involved in the insurrection that year. Wreaths were laid at the burial place of Michael Joseph ‘The O’Rahilly’ and the graves of the Neilan brothers, one […]Read more