Scoil na Croise Naofa Photo from 1988.

All this week, we are including old photographs of sports clubs, and event from the pat in the area of Mahon, and Blackrock. These photos have been supplied by Richard T. Cooke, from reports, which appeared in the Southgate from the 1980s, many of which were written by the late Con Hannigan, who lived inContinue reading “Scoil na Croise Naofa Photo from 1988.”

Special Ceremony for School Wardens in Scoil na Croise Naofa in 1988.

This is a photo from Scoil na Croise Naofa in 1988 which appeared in South Gate. Do you recognise any of those in it? At a special ceremony for school wardens in Scoil Na Croise Naofa, members of all the school warden teams were presented with a special commemorative pen. Each team of wardens consistedContinue reading “Special Ceremony for School Wardens in Scoil na Croise Naofa in 1988.”

Blackrock National School Photo 1939.

We are again indebted to the archives of the late Con Hannigan (as supplied by Historian Richard T Cooke) for an article. in relation to his young days in Ballinure and Blackrock. Included is an old photo of Blackrock National School, (High Infants and First Class). While this photo was taken in 1939 and isContinue reading “Blackrock National School Photo 1939.”