Death of Brendan Campbell, former Physics teacher in Clongowes (1955-1996) following a long illness

The Senior Choir perform Carol Of The Bells arranged by Tom Cantillon (OC'14) conducted by Ms Liz Keighary, accompanied by Ms Catherine Heslin

Full video footage of last month's RTE1 Programme available until December 18th

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

  • Festival of Rugby

    Rugby Festival Highlights

    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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    Brendan Campbell RIP

    We have just heard the sad news of the death of Brendan Campbell, former Physics teacher in Clongowes (1955-1996) following a long illness. Brendan will be remembered fondly by several generations of Old Clongownians as an inspirational teacher and thorough gentleman. Brendan (or ‘Bolly’ as he was known to his charges) took pride in being […]

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    Reading Challenge

    There is a hunger for reading in Elements as shown by the number of students who were presented with a Reading Challenge Certificate yesterday morning by the Headmaster, Fr Moloney S.J. Over half of Elements students took on a challenge to read four books by four different authors. From a reading list that included titles […]

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    Christmas Magic

    If, as Forrest Gump suggested, life is like a box of chocolates, then Sunday’s Christmas Concert in the Boys’ Chapel was a smorgasbord of magical auditory delights (Click on the purple texts below for some highlights). Compacted into a two-hour feast, we were treated to glorious voices, such as the memorable solo performance by Hugo […]

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