Ireland: 31 Days, 31 Pictures: Day 15- St Joseph’s Industrial School

Day 15: St Joseph's Industrial School I came to Letterfrack, a small village in the Connemara area of County Galway, to research St Joseph's Industrial School, otherwise known as Letterfrack Reformatory School. The school was opened in 1887, and run by the Congregation of Christian Brothers. St Joseph's received a lasting notoriety through revelation of physical... Continue Reading →

Ireland: 31 Days, 31 Pictures: Day 14- Diamond Hill, Letterfrack

Day 14: Diamond Hill, Letterfrack Diamond Hill is a large hill south-east of Letterfrack in County Galway. I came to Letterfrack to visit GMIT Galway, the former site of St Joseph's Industrial School. The school was opened in 1887, and run by the Congregation of Christian Brothers (more on that in my next post) After wandering around the... Continue Reading →

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