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The Clontarf programme exposes participants to as many experiences, activities, environments, people and opportunities as possible. Whether it’s academic achievement, exciting employment visits, personal milestones or challenges overcome – our boys have amazing stories to tell.

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Clontarf and Covid-19 – a Message from our CEO

A message from Clontarf Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Gerard Neesham As you’re aware, the Covid-19 ‘coronavirus’ is having a significant impact around the country. The purpose of this memo is…

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Celebrating Clontarf New and Old

“Originally I just went there to go for a kick of the footy and ended up graduating from school.” The statement by 2002 Clontarf Academy alumni Daniel Reardon elicited cheerful…

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New Year, New Academies

Welcome back to another big year of Clontarf! The school year officially kicked off across most of the country this week and what better way to celebrate than to announce…

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Jayden Barnes is ‘Mr 100%’

When Jayden Barnes started high school at Kingaroy State High School in 2016, he was determined to attend every single class, every single day. Four years later and at the…

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Sun Shines During 13th Wadjemup Cup

From Geraldton to Esperance, boys from Clontarf academies around WA descended on Rottnest Island to take part in the annual Wadjemup Cup football carnival in early November. More than 100…

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Tyson Driven by Will to Help

“From an early age I was always willing to put my hand up to help people,” said Geraldton Academy (WA) alumnus Tyson McEwan. This desire to aid others was a…

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The September Quarterly is Now Available!

In this edition, we speak with eight young men who have kicked off their employment journey early by starting part-time work while still studying at school. Also, we celebrate the 8th…

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