Podcast 49: George Borrow II

Podcast 49: George Borrow II

In his semi-autobiographical book 'Lavengro', George Borrow gave a wonderful description of his experiences attending the Grammar School in Clonmel. In 1815 the school was in decline  with one teacher, and elderly clergyman, so the boys amused themselves in other…

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Clonmel Charter School

Clonmel Charter School

Silver Spring house in #Clonmel has an interesting history. Originally built at a cost of £907 as a Charter boarding school it opened in 1748. The school was set up by the 'Incorporated Society for the promotion of Protestant Schools…

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