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Carrigan National School, Carrigan townland, Co. Cavan

Carrigan National School, Carrigan townland, Co. Cavan
(Dated: 1897)
NGR: 238860, 293490

Carrigan Co. Cavan 1897 Interior School Room Blue
Carrigan Co. Cavan 1897 Interior School Room

Carrigan townland is situated in the Parish of Ballintemple in County Cavan. Here, just off a small country roadside, are the remnants of a late 19th-century detached, U-plan, single-storey school, built 1897.

Carrigan Co. Cavan 1897 Interior School Room Blue Interior Doorway
Carrigan NS Co. Cavan Interior School Room Blue Interior Doorway

The building includes the typical double entrances at each end for boys and girls, with the schoolyard to the rear also being segregated. A Stone plaque to centre of front elevation is inscribed ‘CARRIGANS NATIONAL SCHOOL / 1897 / ENLARGED BY REV T. MAGUIRE CC / 1929’.

Carrigan Co. Cavan 1897 Interior School Room Blue Main Doorway

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