This morning (Tuesday, 24th May) in the Boys’ Chapel 20 Clongownians, accompanied by their Faith Friends, were sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit and strengthened in their Christian life. The ceremony was conducted by Bishop Denis Nulty of the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin.

As the year winds down and the summer looms, thoughts turn to the celebrations on Sunday week with Prize Giving at 16:15 in the Sports Hall

If you are Interested in taking a case / bottle of good wine to help support an excellent cause, please contact

This event for Old Clongownians of 40 years or more will take place in the college on Wednesday 15th June, 10.30-15.00.

  • 08 Niall de Burca

    Magic in the Library

    ‘Young people can’t listen anymore’ was a remark made recently at a social gathering to storyteller Niall de Burca, who made his annual appearance in Clongowes recently. He didn’t agree and neither do the many students in Clongowes, who have been entertained by his unique brand of storytelling over the years. We were lucky Niall […]

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  • Sean Monaghan

    Sean wins Nations Cup

    Transition Year student, Sean Monaghan was a member of The Irish Under 16 Pony Show Jumping Team that won the Nations Cup in Odense, Denmark last Saturday (May 21st). Each member of the winning team, including Sean on Orchids Vienna, jumped a clear round to give the Irish team victory on an incredible zero penalty […]

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  • John Sullivan Mass

    John Sullivan Thanksgiving Mass

    Thanksgiving celebration for soon to be beatified Fr. John Sullivan SJ Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare & Leighlin diocese was the principal celebrant at the annual anniversary Mass in thanksgiving for the soon to be beatified, Venerable Fr. John Sullivan SJ, in Clongowes Wood College on Sunday 8 May. The Boys Chapel in Clongowes was full long […]

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  • 02 Leinster Athletics

    Leinster Athletics’ Success

    Congratulations to Jack O’Leary (above, centre), who capped off a great week for Clongowes athletics as he captured the Senior 5000m Leinster schools’ title in Santry last Saturday afternoon (May 14th). This gives Jack the impressive double of Leinster Cross Country and Leinster track titles. This was a fine addition to the medals won last Wednesday […]

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