Below are photographs of some of the National Schools we have photographed. As is obvious from the photographs, some are still going strong, some are no longer in use and in various states of disrepair, and others are now used as houses or other buildings.
We will be adding more photographs as we get them.
Click on any of the photographs below to enlarge.
CARNOWEN National School, nr. Raphoe ~ 1912
DONEGAL ISLANDS ~ National Schools
Aranamore National School ~ 1915
Tory Island National School
Meevagh National School ~ 1923
Ballymichael National School ~ 1913
Cashel National School ~ 1901
Cashel ~ Scoil Mhuire National School ~ 2000
GLENTIES (and surrounding area)
Mullanmore National School ~ It is this school that the famous Irish writer and poet, Patrick McGill, attended until the age of 10.
Dunlewey National School
Mullaghduff National School ~ 1897
Thorr National School, Meencorwick ~ 1924
Buncrana ~ Church of Ireland Parish School ~ 1876 (This school is now the parish hall in Buncrana)
Buncrana ~ Scoil Naisiunta ~ 1930
Desertegney ~ Scoil Naom Eigneac ~ 1956
Linsfort ~ St. Patrick's Female National School ~ 1893
KILLCLOONEY, Nr. Narin ~ Scoil Dallain Forgaill
KILLYBEGS (and surrounding area)
Fintra National School ~ Established 1841 This is the old school and it is located just across the road from the new school.
Fintra National School ~ Reconstructed 1961
MALINBEG National School ~ 1892
LETTERKENNY (and surrounding area)
Glenmaquin National School ~ 1865
Coolmore National School ~ 1852
email: WeLoveDonegal@gmail.com or via our CONTACT form