Les Joutes Oratoires (French Debating) had a tremendous run of form under Mr Dingle throughout 2020/21. The team – composed of Patrick Hickey (Captain), Joe Prendergast, Cian Morgan, and Daniel Kelly – made it all the way to this year’s Final for the first time since 1999. In what became a local derby, they faced a very strong Sandford Park team debating the motion that “Civic Service should be essential in Ireland for the youth”. The Gonzaga team both received and offered th
To help showcase the amazing creativity of our students, Belvedere College, Clongowes Wood College and Gonzaga College are running our second annual ‘Tri-College’ writing competition. We are also delighted to be able to announce that the award-winning author, Sheena Wilkinson, will be the independent adjudicator for this year. Additionally, the winners and runners up will have the opportunity to attend a writing masterclass with a published author as soon as restrictions allo
Happy World Book Day, everyone. We have your book tokens here in school to distribute when everyone's back onsite and the bookshops are open again. Meantime, check out the World Book Day website for some author interviews and other great resources. Happy reading!
Today is not an ordinary Monday. Today we welcome back our 6th Years, the class of 2021, who haven't been inside the College since before Christmas. It's clear to see they are relieved to be back in a classroom with their teachers again. We have missed them, and they us. We look forward with great anticipation to the day when all Gonzaga College SJ students are reunited here on campus.