Information about Tully National School

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Tully National School
Irish Form of Name:
a hill
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Tully National School
Tully National School Printed Signboard
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This School House was built in 1835 at the expense of £60, the one half from the Board of Education and the other from the parish. The Master is paid £20 per annum. £10 from the Board and £10 from the scholars. The present number is 90 of whom 50 are boys and 40 girls and of whom 6 are Protestants and the remainder R. Catholics. Reading, writing and arithmetic taught in it.
Situated in the E. part of Tullymore and in the W. end of said town.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Tul, a hill; the root-word of a number of derivatives, such as Tulach, Tullagh, Tully, Tullig, Tolly, Tulla, Tullaghan, &c, all meaning hill or hillock. Tul is often made Tula.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Tully National School is in Tullymore townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Tully National School
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service