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The earliest mention of Gleneely N.S. that we have come across is recorded in the Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland – Parishes of County Donegal 2 1835-36, Mid, West & South Donegal Vol.39.

The old Gleneely School was built in 1847 at a cost of £70 on land owned by John Bradley.  It was a one roomed building with a fire at each end. 

Two teachers taught there one at each end with their children facing them.  It was resold back to the Bradley family in 1959 at a cost of £200 and is still owned by Henry Bradley to this day.

In 1958 a new building was constructed down the road on the present site.

Please see here for short history of our school: School History»

  1. 5K

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    We are looking forward to our annual 5K on the 26th of April. We have some fantastic prizes on the night. A huge thanks to our sponsors and the parents of Gleneely National School for making this event happen!  
  2. 5K

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    We are looking forward to our 5K.  If you are available to help out come along to a meeting on the 12th of April at 7:30pm in the school.
  3. Child Safeguaring Statement

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    The Board of Management are pleased to report that at a meeting on the 7th of February 2019, a review of the Child Safeguarding Statement was carried out. The Board have adopted in full, without modification the Child Safeguarding statement in line with the Children First Act 2015. A copy of...
  4. Christmas Play & Draw

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    We Look forward to welcoming everyone to our play on the 19th. Our annual Christmas draw will take place after the play! All of the children in the school are selling tickets and the prizes are fantastic!

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