A crowd of some 250 gathered to pay tribute to Old Clongownian Gordon D’Arcy and raise some money for the Alberto Hurtado Bursary Fund.
Last month was a heady time for Rhetoric as they made the rounds of school life in a series of ‘lasts’ - including the ‘second last’ Morning Prayer.
All afternoon the weather gods smiled on the happy families dining al fresco around the cricket oval as the run stealers flickered to and fro...
We welcomed back the students of Rhetoric 2016 on Wednesday as they came to collect their Leaving Cert Results. It can be a tense time for both students and parents alike so it was heartening to see so many relieved and smiling faces once the envelopes had been opened. The Leaving Cert results this year […]Read more
Clongowes will be among the first schools in the country to receive a Wellread National Award recognising the value that we place on encouraging boys to read as part of their personal and academic development. The PDST Wellread National Award is a national initiative designed and organised by the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST). […]Read more
Jack O’Leary (Rhetoric) is one of the most talented athletes to have ever passed through Clongowes and last Saturday he ended his schools’ athletics career in some style in the All Ireland Track and Field Finals in Tullamore. Jack, the current Leinster champion was hoping to go one stage better and capture the prestigious Darcy […]Read more
Last month forty seven pilgrims from Clongowes made their ways to the Basque Country in Northern Spain, there to embark on a pilgrimage that would lead them from the birthplace of St Ignatius in Loyola to one of the most important Ignatian sites in Manresa while also dipping their toes in the Camino de Santiago. […]Read more