• Noel Mason

    Noel Mason Noel Mason came to Clongowes in 1999 and teaches music and piano. He also facilitates a digital audio course for Transition Year. Noel holds a BMus degree from UCD and has LRAM, LRSM and ARIAM diplomas. He studied piano in the Royal Irish Academy of Music, at first with Sean Lynch and later […]

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  • Paul McCormack

    Paul McCormack has been teaching German, Business and Economics in Clongowes since September 1995. He is currently Coordinator of Tranistion Year and has previously served as Academic Year Head at all other levels. Paul has a keen interest in Gaelic Football, Golf and Baseball and coached Rugby and Gaelic Football at all levels in Clongowes […]

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  • Elizabeth Keighary

    Elizabeth Keighary has been in Clongowes since 1985, where she teaches music to Leaving Certificate level, directs the Senior Choir, accompanies the Elements Choir and teaches piano on an individual basis. She has also taught French, directed plays, adjudicated at debates, participated in concerts, Masses, Carol Services, assisted in the preparation and performance of two […]

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  • Mary Maume

    Mary Maume is the School Counsellor in Clongowes Wood College. She came to the college in 1999, as Assistant Pastoral Coordinator, having taught English, Music and R.E in Scoil Dara, Kilcock for a number of years. In her role in Clongowes Mary has been involved in organising the Social Outreach Programme, the Special Children’s Holiday, […]

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  • Cyril Murphy

    Cyril Murphy is Director of Liturgy in Clongowes, creating and implementing all college liturgies throughout the academic year with a particular focus on the liturgical formation and education of the students around the Eucharist. Presenting liturgies that are contemporary, engaging and intrusive to the student body underpins the raison d’être of this liturgical regeneration initiated by […]

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  • Zita O’Neill

    Zita O’Neill came to Clongowes in October 2006 to help out with class supervision and to give English language support to the French and German exchange students. At that time she was completing a Masters Degree in English literature, her thesis being on the family as a structure for examining postcolonial legacy in novels by […]

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  • Philip Thomas

    Philip Thomas, a native of Donegal and an Old Clongownian (1986), has been a permanent member of the Music Department at Clongowes Wood College since 1997. He teaches violin, viola and double bass, and also tutors ensembles and string quartets. Philip is conductor of the Clongowes Orchestra, which has performed twice at the National Concert […]

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  • Theresa Thomas

    Theresa Thomas, a native of Killarney, became a permanent member of the Music Department at Clongowes Wood College in Kildare in 1997. She currently teaches woodwind and tutors wind ensembles and the Clongowes Orchestra. Theresa studied flute, clarinet and saxophone with John O’Connor in Cork, and spent many years teaching woodwind in both Cork and […]

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  • Brendan Shalvey

    Brendan Shalvey teaches History, is currently Head of English and also facilitates a filmmaking course for Transition Years. Brendan came to Clongowes in 2000 and has coached many rugby, soccer and Gaelic football teams over the years, but is currently on a coaching sabbatical due to baby-sitting duties. Brendan was also involved in setting up […]

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