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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Clongowes Wood College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Clongowes Wood College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Clongowes Wood College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Clongowes Wood College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Clongowes Wood College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Clongowes Wood College.

James Joyce and Oliver St. John Gogarty are only the beginning of the graduates on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Clongowes Wood College?” and “Which celebrities are Clongowes Wood College alumni?”
James Joyce is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Clongowes Wood College Alumni
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James Augustine Aloysius Joyce was an Irish novelist and poet, considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early 20th century. Joyce is best known for Ulysses, a landmark work in which the episodes of Homer's Odyssey are paralleled in an array of ...more

Profession: Poet, Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: Died at 59 (1882-1941)

Credits: The Dead, I'm Going Home, Ulysses, Bloom

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#17 on The Best Writers of All Time

#49 on The Best Catholic Authors

#19 on The Best Novelists of All Time

#16 on The Best Short Story Writers of All Time

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John Redmond is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Clongowes Wood College Alumni
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John Edward Redmond was an Irish nationalist politician, barrister, MP in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party from 1900 to 1918. He was a moderate, constitutional and conciliatory politician who attained the twin ...more

Profession: Politician, Barrister

Age: Died at 62 (1856-1918)

Birthplace: County Wexford, Republic of Ireland

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Oliver St. John Gogarty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Clongowes Wood College Alumni
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Oliver Joseph St John Gogarty was an Irish poet, author, otolaryngologist, athlete, politician, and well-known conversationalist, who served as the inspiration for Buck Mulligan in James Joyce's novel Ulysses. ...more

Profession: Poet, Politician, Author, Athlete, Surgeon, + more

Age: Died at 79 (1878-1957)

Birthplace: Parnell Square

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Brian Carney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Clongowes Wood College Alumni
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Brian Carney is an Irish professional rugby league commentator and former dual-code rugby international player. He most recently played rugby league for the Warrington Wolves, but during his career has played for Super League clubs Gateshead Thunder, Hull and Wigan Warriors, as well as National ...more

Profession: Rugby Player

Age: 40

Birthplace: Cork, Republic of Ireland

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