A History of Cloneyharp National School 1837 – 1979

This book gives an overview of the hedge school times and the setting up of the national school system under the supervision of the Board of Education. Outlined as well is the role played by the parish priest of the 1830’s, big hearted Fr Patrick Molony, whose ambition was to put an end to the teaching of children in farmers’ outhouses and mud-walled cabins

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The History Of Cloneyharp National School 1837 – 1979 is an important publication, and it makes a valuable addition to the history of Clonoulty-Rossmore parish, especially from the educational viewpoint.It gives an overview of the hedge school times and the setting up of the national school system under the supervision of the Board of Education.

Outlined as well is the role played by the parish priest of the 1830’s, big hearted Fr Patrick Molony, whose ambition was to put an end to the teaching of children in farmers’ outhouses and mud-walled cabins, to provide proper primary educational facilities for all the children of the parish and eliminate illiteracy as much as he could.

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Binding

Paperback

Published

2014

Author

Con Ryan & Tom Carroll