Clonkeen’s Playing Fields
Check out the new website dedicated to information about the battle to keep our playing fields from being sold to build houses on.
Coming soon to Clonkeen
Presentaion From Open Night 2017
Please click here to download the powerpoint that was used during our Open Night on 3rd October 2017.
Link to an online petition set up to oppose the sale of our playing fields. https://www.change.org/p/taylor-cook-save-clonkeen-college-s-football-pitches.
Also included below are a sample letter and a list of contacts if parents or any of our supporters want to help by writing letters or sending emails.
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Meeting
It has been proposed by Cllr. John Bailey to bring the matter of the sale of school pitches to Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council meeting on Monday 12th June 2017.
URGENT: Public information meeting in Clonkeen College at 8pm Thursday 18th May 2017, regarding the unexpected sale of the school playing fields by the congregation of the Christian Brothers.
The Importance of Being Earnest
Congratulations to Clonkeen College alumnus, Tim Charles, who is part of the production team behind IADT Drama Society’s production of Oscar Wilde’s THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. If you are interested in supporting Tim’s work, tickets for the performance are available from the Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire. Performances are next Tuesday and Wednesday, the 14th and 15th of March respectively.
The Anthology 2017
THE ANTHOLOGY is published in April of each year. The order is form is now active for ANTHOLOGY 2017.
Incoming TY Information Night
The open evening for parents of current third years was on Monday the 6th Feb.
An open evening will be held in Clonkeen College on Tuesday, 4th October 2016. 5th Year boys and their parents welcome.
Time: 7 – 9 pm
There will be a formal presentation in the school hall at 7pm.
Due to high demand, we would advise that if you have previously attended an open night, it is not necessary to attend again.
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The Mission Statement of Clonkeen College sets out our school’s particular vision.
- Clonkeen College is a voluntary Catholic secondary school, where each individual and group within the school community is encouraged and facilitated to contribute to the creation of a caring, supportive and inclusive educational environment, conducive to developing the diverse talents of all the participants.
Clonkeen College is a Catholic voluntary secondary school founded by the Christian Brothers in the Edmund Rice tradition. Clonkeen College is proud of this inherited tradition that helps inform our characteristic spirit which is specifically stated in the five key elements of an Edmund Rice school. These key elements are:
- Nurturing faith, Christian spirituality and Gospel-based values
- Promoting partnership in the school community
- Excelling in teaching and learning
- Creating a caring school community
- Inspiring transformational leadership.
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