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workhouse
The Poor Law Union system in Ireland was set up in in 1838 and workhouse building began 1839. Each union...
National Schools
The national school system continued after Independence but with some changes. Irish was added to the curriculum, another change was...
quaker
While a meeting in Knockgraffon in 1701 mentions getting an English schoolmaster to teach the societies children, the first recorded...
National Schools 1831
Free primary education supported by government grants was introduced in Ireland in 1831. The grant covered most of the cost...
Capture
In 1695 under the penal laws a ban on all education not through the established (Anglican) church was imposed in...
Clonmel charter
Silver Spring House in Clonmel has an interesting history. Originally built at a cost of £907, it opened in 1748...
Clonmel Grammer
The Clonmel Grammar School grew from a Jesuit school set up after the dissolution of the monasteries. This school was...
Abbey School
Founded in 1657 by Cromwellian merchant Erasmus Smith on the site of an Augustinian abbey, the present school building dating...