Carnaun Centenary Book

The Carnaun Centenary

A compilation of short articles about the life and times at Carnaun National School in Athenry. The book marks the 100th anniversary since the school opened it’s doors. It was dedicated by Finbarr O’Regan, Principal Teacher, to the Teachers and Pupils of Carnaun National School. In Iothlann Dé go gcastar sinn’. An invaluable record of some of the school history of this area.

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Editors Note

The deed was signed by W. P. Lambert, landlord and Mary Rabbitt, tenant, on 19-09-1891 , and the work of building began immediately. While this book is not in itself a history of the school, I believe that it will be an invaluable record of some of the school history of this area. It may, I hope,…Keep reading


Many thanks to all our writers, researchers and contributors who have made this collation of writing a meaningful historical record. If you would like to add an article, news, thoughts, opinions, photos or anything else to the Library please contact our Editor, Finbarr O’Regan at:


Carnaun School Boards of Management 1975 to 1991
1975 – Rev. Fr. C. Langan, Finbarr O’Regan, Tommy Hansberry, Patricia… by Finbarr O'Regan
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