Dreenan School


Recollections by former pupils, of their days at Dreenan School, Co Derry, Ireland.

Brigid Madden Jacinta Duggan Marie McCrystal
Brigid O'Kane James Grant Martina O'Neill
Colette Diamond Jim Morgan Michael Boyle
Eunice Millar Irene Diamond Geraldine Laverty
Philomena Diamond Margaret McGuigan Pat Joe Hughes
Patsy Breen Phelim Boyle Una Gallagher
Denis Grant Emily McAteer  

From the 1930's to the early fifties Irish language classes took place in several parts of Lavey parish. It is my understanding that a regular class took place in Drummuck with Miss Margaret (Maggie ) Boyle as teacher. A number of people attended this class from Mayogall ,Dreenan and Upperlands.I am interested in hearing from anyone who can remember anything about this Irish class and any other Irish classes in the Lavey area. Cassie Murray was a great teacher and promoter of Irish in our parish. Any help much appreciated and you can contact me Micheal Boyle mboyle@roadrunner.nf.net

Dreenan School pupils in the 1900s







The Photograph below was dated 1939


These Photographs would be from the 1950/60s



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