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old meets new

13 April 2017

Clongowes Wood College may have celebrated their centenary but they're on track with the construction of a new 25m competition swimming pool.  This new pool will replace the original one which was constructed in 1887 and is widely accepted to be the first indoor swimming pool in Ireland.

Devin project engineer, Shazad Khan says “I really enjoy visiting the site to monitor the pool works – the school grounds are amazing and there’s so much history in the original building.”  Some famous alumni include author James Joyce, Ryanair founder Michael O’Leary, and Nick Hewer of The Apprentice.  If walls could talk….