Monreagh National School building closes after 158 years

Monreagh National School in Carrigans has closed its doors for the final time, with a new school building set to open in September.

There are 25 pupils at the school, with 28 enrolled for the next academic year.

School principal Kerry Harris says while the old building is now in a dangerous state and was no longer fit for purpose, it has served the local community for over 150 years..........

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