• Peter Gray

    Peter Gray was appointed to the role of chairman of the board in March 2015. Peter is a former pupil and school captain (OC’73), and was President of the Clongowes Union in 2013/14. His son David (OC’11) also attended Clongowes. Having studied Law in TCD, Peter qualified as a Chartered Accountant and then pursued a career in industry, […]

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  • Dr Deirdre Raftery

    Dr Deirdre Raftery is Director of Research at the School of Education, University College Dublin, where she lectures to post-graduate students and supervises research. She was a teacher in a Dublin second-level school for five years, before completing a PhD at Trinity College Dublin. Deirdre has held honorary research positions at several universities including the […]

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  • Adam MacNulty

    Adam left Clongowes in 1988 and graduated from University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Economics) and a Master of Business Studies Degree  (Financial Services). Adam has spent over 20 years working in the asset management industry in New York, Los Angeles and Dublin. He currently works for Pioneer Investments and is based […]

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  • Paul Dowling

    Paul is an Old Clongownian (1975-1981). He is married to Eilis, and currently has two boys in the school with three more waiting in the wings! Paul is a Practicing Orthodontist and is currently the President of the Dublin Dental School Alumini. He was previously President of the Orthodontic Society of Ireland and a Senior […]

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  • Fr Michael Sheil

    Fr Michael Sheil, S.J. is in his second term as Rector of Clongowes, having previously served on the Board from 2000 – 2006. He is a past pupil himself (1949 -1956). On leaving school, Michael entered the Society of Jesus and followed the usual Jesuit formation both in Ireland and France. All of his working […]

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  • Geraldine Ryan

    Geraldine Ryan is a qualified nurse (SRN SCM), who is now self employed. Her son James left Clongowes in 2010. This is Ger’s second term on the Board of Management with a special interest in the Clongowes Wood College Bicentenary.

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  • Joseph Rooney

    Having left Clongowes in 1979, Joseph Rooney went on to graduate from University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Arts (Economics & Econometrics) and a Master of Business Studies. Joe has spent the past 30 years working in the financial services industry in New York and London. Most recently he was a partner and global strategist […]

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  • Declan O’Keeffe

    Declan O’Keeffe is Head of Communications in Clongowes Wood College, where he also teaches history, edits The Clongownian, Clongowes Life, Clongowes Digest, the college website and is part of the website development team. He came to Clongowes in 1981 and has had many roles in the school including teaching, prefecting, coaching (rugby, cricket and athletics) […]

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  • Joe Murphy

    Joe Murphy is a chartered civil engineer by profession and a founding partner in 1973 of the firm PUNCH Consulting. A graduate of University College Cork, he also holds a post graduate qualification in Finance from University of Limerick. Starting in the mid 1990s he participated as an active parent to support school activities at […]

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