• Pres. Convent N.S.

        Source: The Story of the Presentation Sisters,   Scoil Chroí Naofa and Presentation College, Athenry  1908-2008  Editor and Compiler Gerald Ahern Prologue The Penal Laws of the 18th century and the early part of the 19th prohibited the building ...
  • Opening of New Extension 2009

  • Coldwood N.S. Green Flag Award 2014

    Principal Teacher, Harry Monson (left) welcomed Ciarán Cannon, Minister of State for Education and Science
  • Athenry in 1889

    Source:Tuam Herald-12-10-1889 Athenry, as you approach it from over the railway bridge, presents a curious, quaint, and picturesque appearance. Save a few scattered hovels, which are outside, all the houses on this approach are behind the ruins of the old ...
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  • Tiaquin National School (1926-1977)-To School Through the Years

    by Des Rohan Source: Athenry ADC’s publication-The Athenry Journal 1997  “And then the whining schoolboy, with his satchel And shining morning face, creeping like a snail, Unwillingly to school …” This dramatised observation by William Shakespeare in 1599 may be ...
  • Newcastle National School Pupils 1886-1894

    DATE  NAME AGE ADDRESS PARENTS OCCUPATION 28th May1888 Myles Jordan 17 Shudane Shoemaker   Patrick Wall 16 Woodvillage Farmer   Michael Finnerty 15 Cormacoo Farmer   James Corbette 17 Shudane Farmer   Francis Finnerty 13 Cormacoo Farmer   Robert Wall ...
  • NEWCASTLE NATIONAL SCHOOL

    Source: Fas Teamwork Scheme (1990-1992) Scheme Sponsor: Athenry Project Society Teamwork Leader: Mrs. Marie Fahy   FIRST NEWCASTLE NATIONAL SCHOOL Built: 1856 by local funds. Opened June 1st, 1856. Townland: Shudane. Parish: Athenry (Athenry town is three and half miles south west of ...
  • Mr.Paddy Joyce N.T., Newcastle N.S.

    December. 1990 Source: Fas Teamwork Scheme 1991/2 Scheme Sponsor:  Athenry Project Society Teamwork Leader:  Mrs. Marie  Fahy. Photos: Newcastle National School Archive   Mr. Paddy Joyce, Newcastle, was born in Castlebar, Co.Mayo. After attending the local National School, he went ...