Briarhill National School, Castlegar, Galway

Briarhill National School

  • Level - Primary
  • A.K.A.  Brierhill N.S., Scoil Mhuire
  • Townland - Breanloughaun / Breanloughan
  • Parish - Castlegar - just one of the Schools here.
  • County - Galway
  • Google Map - Street View.
  • Facebook Profile - - active / monitored?  Don't know.
  • Contact - Telephone; 091 751 543 .
    • Email; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Coordinates -    53.294403,  -8.979233
  • On the North side of the R339 , - the Galway to Monivea Road - a Regional Irish Road.
  • General Area - very good, respectable and civil.
  • Built - 1952
  • Replaced - The older School in Coolagh Townland -  to the south of Donnellan's Cross.
    • 53.292105 ,   -8.983309 - House, Donnellans's. School - North - West.
  • Other functions - serves as a Polling Centre / Voting.
  • With the cooperation of a local Man, access was  dramatically improved, by the development of a new road. 
    • This was a remedy to an earlier and persistent issue of Parking, drop-off, pick-up, etc.. Fixed.

Brier Hill was the name of a Hill, may have been a Townland at some early point, but maybe not.

This School gets it name from the Older version, which wasn't in Brierhill either?

Briarhill National School, Galway

 

Brierhill N.S.

Hurling Team, 1950