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It can be interesting to find out about the history of your school. What year did the school open? Who were the first teachers and pupils? Has the building changed compared to today?
To give you a few ideas for your own investigation, let's take a look at Gaile National School in Co. Tipperary. It is situated between Thurles and Cashel, at the foot of Killough Hill, and was established in 1900.
Gaile School is an example of one of the thousands of rural schools that were established in Ireland in the early years of the twentieth century. Click the arrow to continue.