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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We are currently looking for volunteers to donate some of their valuable time to help out one evening a week.  What does volunteering involve in this situation – well just being able to have a chat and maybe play a game of chess/cards. Please contact Maelosia Power or Paul Maher for further details @ union@clongowes.net…

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Fr Peter Kenney Day 2019

On June 19th 2019 Clongowes welcomed back over 140 Old Clongownians who had left 40 years or more to celebrate Fr Peter Kenney Day. On arrival all convened for refreshments in the Castle Library for a quick catch up before Fr. Michael Sheil celebrated Mass in the Boy’s Chapel at 11am. All were uplifted by…

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