County Donegal School Records




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School Records & Registers


Second Report Irish Education Inquiry 1826 List of all schools, including hedge schools, plus description of each soon
South West Donegal  National Schools 1837-1870 List of Schools and the Teachers

School Roll Books & Pupil Registers - Online (or soon to be)


School Comment

Ballymichael National School Register, Clondavaddog

1870 to 1914

Ballystrang, Conwal

(to be transcribed)

Carnamoyle National School, Muff

Infants 1872 - 1898

Carrowbeg, Moville Lower

Boys 1874 - 1919

Corravaddy, Conwal

(to be transcribed)

Currin/Termon, Kilmacrenan

(to be transcribed)

Derryhenny, Lettermacaward

(to be transcribed)

Derryloughan National School Register, Inishkeel

1874 - 1898 Boys - complete

Doocharry NS, Lettermacaward

(to be transcribed)

Drumbeg National School Register, Taughboyne

1902 - 1928

Dungloe, Templecrone

(to be transcribed)

Glendowan National School Register, Gartan 1878 to 1902 - complete
Gola NS, Tullaghobegly (to be transcribed)

Inishkeeragh Island National School, Templecrone

1870s to 1930s - not complete

Inishmeane Island, Tullaghobegly

1886 - 1917
Kilmacrenan School Register, Kilmacrenan Pupils enrolled 1884 - 1889 , Pupils enrolled 1890 - 1899 , Pupils enrolled 1900 - 1909 , Pupils enrolled 1910 - 1919
Lifford NS, Clonleigh (to be transcribed)
Losset National School Register, Gartan 1893 to 1911 - Boys , 1893 to 1911 - Girls
Meenatole National School, Conwal (to be transcribed)
Naran, Inishkeel 1880 - 1900 (almost complete)
Newtowncunningham National School No 2, Allsaints Boys 1902 to 1912 , Girls 1911 & 1912. Includes extracts from the District Inspector's Observation Book
Slieve League National School, Glencolumbkille Girls 1876 to 1921
Stramore National School Register, Gartan Jan 1902 to Jan 1903 - complete
Three Trees, Muff 1872 - 1911 Boys Register , Girls Register (to be transcribed)
Tully Beg, Tullyfern Boys & Girls 1884 - 1912


School Roll Books & Registers Held Donegal County Archives, Lifford

1855 - 1990s (dates vary)


Acres/Ailt an Corrain (Burtonport)  Glencoagh (Mountcharles)
 An Croi Ro-Naofa (Buncrana)  Glendowan
 Ardbane (Mountcharles)  Glenleigham/ Gleann-Leitin (Fintown)
 Ballymichael (Fanad)  Glenmaquin (Lurgybrack)
 Ballymore C. of I. (Creeslough)  Gortnacart, Ardara
 Ballyraine (Letterkenny)  Kildarrach
 Beal-an- Ath-Moir (Fintown)  Killycreen (Ramelton)
 Bunbeg  Kilmacrenan
 Caiseal Mhuire (Fanad)  Kincasslagh
 Calhaim (Dunkineely)  Lettermacaward
 Carrowreagh (Fahan)  Lettermore (Inver)
 Castlefinn (2)  Mas-an-Eas
 Castleshanaghan  Meenmore (Burtonport)
 Ceann Garb (Fintown)  Min Beannaid (Burtonport)
 Cill na mBaird/Killymard (Donegal)  Muintir Naois (Mountcharles)
 Clar Robertson (Donegal)  Naomh Colmcille (Buncrana)
 Cockhill Boys (Buncrana)  Naomh Mura, Fahan
 Coolmore (Ballyshannon)  Naomh Peadar (Mountcharles)
 Creevy  Newtowncunningham
 Croagh (Dunkineely)  Ray (Raphoe)
 Cruachan (Ramelton)  Scoil Aodh Rua agus Nuala (Donegal Town)
 Donaghmore NS (Liscooley)  Scoil Bearaic, (Ballyshannon)
 Donegal, The Glebe  Scoil Bhrid (Fanad)
 Doochary  Scoil Carraig Na hCorna (Ballyshannon)
 Dooey  Scoil Cholmcille (Fintown)
 Dore, Gweedore, Dunlewy  Scoil Iosagain (Buncrana)
 Droimin NS (Ramelton)  Scoil Mhuire (Creeslough)
 Drumoghill  Scoil Mhuire (Ramelton)
 Dumhaigh, (Lettermacaward)  Scoil Michael O'Cleirigh (Ballyshannon)
 Dunfanaghy  Scoil Naomh Fiachra, Kilmacrenan
 Dungloe  Scoil Phadraig, Bunbeg
 Dunkineely  Shallogans / An tSealgain (Fintown)
 Ellestrin  Stramore
 Fahan Mura Iochtar agus Uachtar; Carrowreagh (Fahan)  Tank (Ramelton)
 Faugher  Thorr, Gweedore
 Glassan  Tulaig Sneachta NS (Donegal)
   Tullydish (Buncrana)


School Roll Books and Registers at the National Archives of Ireland


Received via the Department of Education Received by Private Accession
County School Roll no. Dates County Name Accession No.
Donegal Ballyrattan/Castlecary 1241 1872-1953 Donegal Drumgun, Dunlewy DON 12D
Donegal Carnshanagh 6066 1874-1938 Donegal Gleanealy 98/56
Donegal Derryhenny 11204 1874-1962 Donegal Gortachoirce 98/55
Donegal Derryloughan 10661 1874-1962 Donegal Kinnelargy Robertson DON 22
Donegal Glenalla 10744 1872-1959 Donegal Manor Vaughan DON 25
Donegal Gola Island 4739 1873-1962 Donegal Robertson Raphoe 1186/3
Donegal Inishkeragh 16115 1886-1908 Donegal Ardara (Wood School) 2001/82
Donegal Inishmean Island 13362 1886-1957 Donegal Lettermacaward (Robertson) 2001/82
Donegal Lissanisk 3687 1865-1963  
Donegal Lough Eske 9955 1870  
Donegal Meenatole 14886 1866-1963  
Donegal Slieve League 11529 1876-1953  
Donegal Straleel 16033 1864-1908  
Donegal Three Trees 10754 1872-1939  
Donegal Carrowbeg 10754 1872-1935  
Donegal Tullybeg 10717 1880-1957  
Donegal Tullymore 10372 1913-1945  


School Roll Books and Registers on LDS Microfilm


School Parish Film No
Ballyrattan Castlecary National School registers, 1871-1925  Moville Upper  LDS film 2356284
Ballysaggart National School registers, 1890-1925  Killaghtee LDS film 2356284
Ballystrang National School registers, 1871-1925  Conwal LDS film 2356284
Carnshanagh National School registers, 1874-1925  Taughboyne LDS film 2356284
Carricknahorna National School registers, 1915-1925  Kilbarron LDS film 2356284
Carrowbeg National School registers, 1874-1925  Moville Lower  LDS film 2356284
Cashelard National School registers, 1872-1925  Kilbarron LDS film 2356284
Cavangarden National School registers, 1915-1925  Kilbarron LDS film 2356284
Corravady National School registers, 1895-1925  Leck LDS film 2356284
Derryhenny National School registers, 1874-1925  Donegal  LDS film 2356284
Derryloughan National School registers, 1874-1925  Inishkeel LDS film 2356284
Drumbeg National School registers, 1910-1925  Taughboyne LDS film 2356285
Glenalla National School registers, 1872-1925  Aughnish LDS film 2356285
Gola Island National School registers, 1872-1925  Tullaghobegley LDS film 2356285
Gulladuff Bredagh Glen National School registers, 1871-1925  Moville Lower LDS film 2356285
Innishkeragh Island National School registers, 1868-1925  Templecrone LDS film 2356285
Innishmean Island National School registers, 1887-1925  Templecrone LDS film 2356285
Kinnelargy Robertson National School registers, 1885-1925  Mevagh LDS film 2356285
Lifford National School, 1874-1925  Clonleigh LDS film 2356285
Lissinisk National School registers, 1869-1925  Convoy LDS film 2356285
Lough Eske National School registers, 1867-1925  Donegal  LDS film 2356285
Loughmuck National School registers, 1916-1925  Donegal  LDS film 2356285
Meenatole National School registers, 1866-1925  Conwal LDS film 2356285



Lindel Buckley

1998 Donegal Genealogy Resources