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Loughwell National School, Laughil townland, Co.Galway

Loughwell National School, Laughil townland, Co.Galway

(dated mid-1950s)

NGR: 117846, 228891

May – Driving between Moycullen and Spiddal in Co. Galway: Loughwell is a townland of Moycullen in the Galway Connemara Gaeltacht. Loughwell school stands on the Moycullen Spiddal road there. The school house that stands there today dates to the mid-1950s, but replaced an earlier building that stood on the site. The earlier building is identified on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey sheet for the area:

Loughwell abandoned National School

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The two-classroom school was constructed probably during the first decade of the 20th century. In the 1970s  the small national school at Loughwell closed and was amalgamated with Scoil Mhuire in Moycullen when the new central school was built there and opened in 1979.

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Loughwell Pre 1950

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