Alumnus of the Year 2019

      Nominations are requested from Old Clongownians, the Jesuit community, Clongowes staff and current parents, for suitable candidates to receive the Clongowes ‘Alumnus of the Year’ award.  This award was first presented at the Clongowes Union Annual Dinner in February 2015, and annually thereafter. Nominations will be welcomed for outstanding Old Clongownian candidates…

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RIP – Fr Phillip Fogarty SJ

We regret to inform you that Fr Phillip Fogarty SJ has died in Pittsburgh, USA.  May he Rest in Peace. The funeral and burial will take place in Pittsburgh,  USA.   Fr Philip was Headmaster at Clongowes Wood College from July 1976 – Aug 1987.   Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

A reunion of Old Clongownians who currently reside in North America took place on Saturday 28th September at the National Arts Club on Gramercy Park in New York City. The dinner was attended by just short of 50 people of which, 32 were past pupils of the College. The incoming President of the Union Paul…

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