Last week was a heady time for the gentlemen of Rhetoric in a series of ‘lasts’. The Assistant Headmaster, Mr Martin Wallace took the opportunity to reflect on the significance of the event for these departing students now and in the future…

This event for Old Clongownians of 40 years or more will take place in the college on Wednesday 15th June, 10.30-15.00.

Last Tuesday morning (24th May) in the Boys’ Chapel 20 Clongownians, accompanied by their Faith Friends, were sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit and strengthened in their Christian life. The ceremony was conducted by Bishop Denis Nulty of the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin.

Thursday 26th May 2016 Boys’ Chapel at 11.45 a.m.

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