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Jesuit schools rugby sweep

Jesuit schools in Leinster were the winners of the three major schools rugby competitions this year. Belvedere College won the Leinster schools Senior rugby cup, Clongowes Wood College won the Leinster schools Junior rugby cup, and Gonzaga college won the Vinnie Murray Cup. The Clongowes Senior team also reached the semi-final of the Leinster senior cup and Gonzaga college Junior ...

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Belvedere hold out against Clongowes

In a dramatic finish, Belvedere snatched victory over Clongowes in the semi-final of the Leinster Schools Senior Cup on February 24 in Donnybrook. Clongowes were ahead, 7-5, in the dying minutes when Belvedere winger, John Conroy, dodged a number of tackles to make a touchdown. Clongowes made a frantic rally in injury time, getting a number of penalties only to ...

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Clongowes students become teachers

12 students from Clongowes will be visiting JRS on Thursday 7 February. These 12 students have completed Teaching English as a Foreign Language accreditation. They will be participating in a workshop at JRS on Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Ireland. They will then observe Belvedere students tutoring asylum seekers and refugees in TEFL, as they do each Thursday morning. The ...

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Teaching English to refugees

2007 Fourteen Clongowes Transition Year students and two teachers plan to use Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) to assist local asylum seekers and refugees. They are a pilot group who completed an intensive 20 hour course last week and will work closely with the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) to provide language tuition. They are following the example of ...

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Cranes over Clongowes

Clongowes has just commenced the first phase of construction for a new library. The second phase of building the internal structures will begin early next year. When completed in Autumn 2008, it will include areas for formal and informal study; reading, research and multi-media facilities and two peer tutor rooms for group study

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The Ignatian dimension of Clongowes life

Recently appointed Director of Ethos in Clongowes Wood College, Frank Clarke poses some interesting questions and outlines some new programmes which will further emphasise the role of Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit identity in the college community. Who are the Jesuits? Who was Ignatius? Why do over 20,000 people in the world dedicate their lives to Christ by living the vocation ...

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