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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. Blue Nose Day

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    This year we are proud to be supporting Blue Nose Day on the 27th of April – to help create a more Autism friendly world.
  2. 5K update!

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                  Once again our 5K was a huge success, thanks to everyone who organised the event. €1900 was raised to buy a defibrillator for the school and local area. The winning Gleneely boy and girl – Luke Doherty and Niamh Browne  
  3. Fundraising 5K

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    It’s just over a week until our 5K and we would like to mention some of our sponsors – Alan Reid Design, Signworx, Ballybofey Autofactors, The Hatters Tearoom, The Book Centre, Aurivo, Nomadic, Kees Hotel, Siemans, Eclipse Cinemas, Bradley Tractor Parts, Embroidery and Alterations, Foy & Company, Toymaster, Instyle Hair,...
  4. Seachtain na Gaeilge

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    To celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge in Gleneely National School all of the children will be focusing on a phrase each day. Today we are focusing on Dia Duit! Here are some interesting phrases for parents! Téarmaí Gaeilge do na tuismitheoirí

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