Sincere thanks to the Editor, Kevin Devally, for his kind permission to publish this historic volume
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 ...
Principal Teacher, Harry Monson (left) welcomed Ciarán Cannon, Minister of State for Education and Science
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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