Scoil Fhionáin

Fáiltíonn  Foireann Scoil Fhionáin roimh gach páiste, tuismitheoirí agus cuairteoirí go dtí an scoil.

Tá forbairt iomlán achan pháiste lárnach i saol na scoile seo agus is mian leis an scoil seo oideachas a sholáthar a shíolraíonn onár ndúchas creidimh, cultúr agus teanga agus a chothaíonn meas do chearta gach duine.

This school draws its inspiration from our Gaelic, Christian and Cultural heritage and aims to provide a child-centred education which fosters respect for every individual

Scoil Fhionáin

Bunaíodh Scoil Fhionáin i 1949. Scoil mheasctha, Chaitliceach, Ghaeltachta is ea í Scoil Fhionáin atá faoi phátrúnacht Easpag Rath Bhóth. Tá an scoil suite taobh amuigh de bhaile an Fhál Carraigh in aice le hEaglais Naomh Fionáin. Mar chuid den stráitéis ionchuimsiú na scoile, fosclaíodh Rang do riachtanaisí uathachais i Meán Fómhair 2020.Tá 183 dáltaí ag freastal ar an scoil faoi láthair.

Ar stair áitiúil Chloich Cheann Fhaola

Seo liosta na ranganna/foireann  don scoilbhliain 2021/22 Classes and  list for Staff list 2021/22

Foireann SNA
Póilín Nic Ruaidhrí

Rose Mhic Aoidh

Amanda Mhic Giolla Chomhaill

Paul Mc Phaidín

Tina Nic Suibhne

Dáire Ó Baoill

Airíoch / Caretaker
Patsy Coyle

Rang Nua/Autism needs class: Claire Nic Suibhne

Naíonáin Shóisearacha/Junior Infants: Naíonáin Shinsearacha/Senior Infants: Fionnuala Ní Dhochartaigh

Rang a hAon; Deirdre Nic Eachmharcaigh 

Rang a Dó/ 2nd class: Patricia Ní Ghrodaí

Rang a Trí/ 3rd class:  Yvonne Ní Ruiséil 

Rang a Ceathair/ 4th class: Agnes Uí Fhearghail

Rang a Cúig : Nigel ó Fearraigh

Rang a Sé: Sinéad Uí Fhearraigh

Stiofán Ó Canainn - Príomhoide
Patricia Ní Ghrodaí - Leas Phríomhoide


Múinteoirí Tacaíochta / Support Teachers

Niamh Ní Bhroin
Fiona Mhic Giolla Chumhaill
Claire Nic Phaidín
Marcella Ní Cholla
Clara Nic Suibhne- GaeilgeGeraldine Ní Bhriain- Cúntóir Gaeilge







 

 

 

                           

Gairdín Frankie   

Thug Páistí ó rang 5 cuairt at Leac Cholm Cille nó Cloch na bhfáinne mar a thugtar ar atá ar Chnoc an Chaisil.

Local Place names

Ballina / Béal an Átha
Mouth of the ford. There is a place in Ballina called “lag na gCrúb” which means mark of the hoofs, Folklore says that St. Fionan’s sheep left their hoof marks on the ground here.

Balliness / Baile an Easa
Eas means waterfall. The place of the waterfall.

Ballintemple / Baile an Teampaill
The place of the temple – St Begley built a temple here in the 12th century.

Ballyconnell / Baile Chonaill
The place of Conall .
Ballyconnell estate is associated with the Olpherts.

Ballyboes / Baile na Bó
The place for the cows.

Carrowcannon / Ceathrú Ceannain
Means Cannon’s Quarter
It is said that William Mac Swiney , a protestant Landlord married Amelia Olphert and lived in what is known as McLean’s house now.
Their daughter Amelia fell in love with John Cannon a local man who worked for her father. This was not approved by her father but Amelia insisted on marrying John Cannon and they had four sons. The property was settled as a freehold for the four sons and this land became known as Cannon’s Quarter.

Clonbara / Cluain Báire
Cluain means Meadow and Báire is game.
The meadow of the game. Folklore says that it is here Goll Mac Morna and the Fianna used to play hurley.

Cloughaneely / Cloch Cheann Fhaola

The Stone of the Head of Mac Aneely.
Folklore tells us that a local chieftain Mac Aneely was slain by the Fomorian leader from Tory named Balor on the Cloughaneely stone. It is said that his blood marks can still be seen on the stone which stands behind the Cloughaneely GAA pitch.
Crossroads / Na Croisbhealaí
The Crossroads
Also known as Falcarragh and Baile Robinson

Derryreel / Doire Uí Fhrighil
Dara – oak . O’ Friels’s Forest of Oak

Dunmore / Dún Mór
Dún – Fort
The Big Fort

Mass Rock Balyboes

Teach Bhaile Chonaill / Ballyconnel House

Ar cuairt ag Uaigh Olphert i mBaile Chonaill

Seamus Doohan a parent of the school takes  1st and 2nd classes on a historical walk in Cloughaneely

Tugann Seamus rang 6 ar shiúlóid go Loch Altán. 
Bhí lá iontach acu.
Go raibh míle maith agat a Sheamuis.

Drumnatinney / Droim na Tine

The Hill of Fire

Errarooey / Oirthear Dhumhaigh
Oirthear – East / Dumhach – Sand bank
The Eastern Sand Bank

Eas Fhionán
Eas – Waterfall
The Water Fall of Fionnan’s

Falcarragh / Fálcarrach
Fál – hedge
The rough Hedge. Falcarragh originally was the area around Falcarragh Hill.

Killult / Cill Ulta
Cill means church / The church of Ultán

Meenderry / Mín Doire
Meen means smooth or fine , plain.
The plain of the oaks.

Meenagapog / Mín na gCapóg
Capóg – Docken
The Plain of the Dockens

Muckish / An Mhucais
The pig’s back , Muckish mountain resembles the pig’s back

Moyra / Maigh Ráth
The Plain of Rath Fhionáin
Folklore says that Moyra was a part of the sanctuary lands of Fionán

Newtown / An Baile Úr
The New Town
It is believed that the Olpherts gave the Mc Gee family from Oldtown the land and they called it Newtown.

Oldtown / An Sean Bhaile

Procklish / Pruchlais
The Badger’s Den

Ray / Ráithe
Rath means Fort

Sroohan / Sruthán
The Stream

Tulaghobegley / Tulach Bheighille
Tulach – small hill
The Hill of Begley

 

Ray Church

Ray Church

According to a local tradition, the first church at Ray was founded by St Fionan in the sixth century. A church survived there until the seventeenth century, when it was destroyed by a platoon of Cromwellian soldiers under the command of Captain Cunningham. The soldiers burst open the door one Sunday morning, during Mass, and slaughtered the congregation. This came to be known as The Massacre of Ray (Marfach Ráithe). The dead are buried within two hundred meters of the church at a place called Resting Place of the Bones (Lag na gCnámh). The church continued to be used by the Church of Ireland until the early 19th century. Many members of the Olphert land-owning family of Ballyconnell are buried here.
Cros Cholm Cille

Cros mhór í seo- fiche troigh ar fhad agus seacht dtroighe ar leithead- atá ins seasamh in éadán an bhalla thuaidh taobh istigh de Theampall Ráithe. Deirtear gur gearradh an chros as taobh na Mucaise agus go raibh sé ar intinn ag Colm Cille í a thabhairt go Toraigh ach gur bhronn sé ar Naomh Fionán í siocair go bhfuair sé Bíobla a chaill sé fána choinne. Sa bhliain 1750 leag stoirim an chros agus fágadh ina luí briste sa relig í go dtí gur chóirigh Oifig na nOibrithe Poiblí í sna 1970í. Cuireadh an chros ina seasamh ansin taobh istigh den teampall. Tá lorg na croise le feiceáil sa reilig go fóill san áit a raibh sí ina luí. Tá dhá chloch mhuilinn ag bun na croise agus tá dhá chloch eile sa relig arb’fhiú a fheiceáil, cloch scála ceann anháin acu agus cloch theorann, an ceann eile.

Rang 5 visit Ray Church

St Colmcille’s Cross

This large ringed cross, twenty feet in height and seven feet in width, stands against the north wall, inside the ruins of Ray Church. The cross is said to have been sculpted from a solid rock quarried from Muckish Mountain, and was originally intended for Tory by St Colmcille. Colmcille, however presented it to St Fionan for retrieving his misplaced Bible. The cross was knocked down in a storm about 1750, and lay broken in the graveyard until it was repaired by the Office of Public Works in the 1970’s. Two broad metal strips were used to secure the cross in one piece, and it was re-erected inside the building. At the base of the cross there are two millstones, one of which has been cut to form a cross base, and the other in which there is a cork screw perforation. In the graveyard there is a basin stone, and in the North East corner of the graveyard a standing stone, which is approximately six feet high and three feet wide.

Teach Phobail Naomh Fionán
Suíomh: Tá Teach Pobail Naomh Fhionáin suite i mBaile an Fhálcarrach, Co. Dún na nGall. Tá sé transa ó Scoil Náisiúnta Naomh Fhionáin.

Teampaill Ráithe / Ray Church

An Sean Teach Pobail

Thógadh an sean teach pobail san suíomh seo thar céad bliain ó shin. Thug an tiarna talún, Wybrants Olphert, céad don sagart paróiste san am, Séamus Mac Pháidín, an teach pobail a thógail. Chosáin an teach pobail £3000. Ba sin cuid mhór airgid sna am sin, mar go raibh na daoine iontach bocht. Fosclaíodh é sa bhliain 1882 agus mhair sé tuairim is céad bliain. Bhí deacrachtaí ag baint leis ag an deireadh mar go raibh daonra na h-áite ag meadú agus ní raibh go leor áite ann do phobal Dé. Shocraigh na daoine teach pobail úr a thógail.


Teach Pobail Naomh Fhionáin

Ba é Wilfred Cantwell as Baile Átha Cliath a bhí ina áilteoir agus Caoimhín Mac Mongail an conraitheoir ar thógáil an tí phobail. Thosaigh muintir na h-áite ag cruinniú airgid. Dúradh go raibh £500,000 le cruinniú ach mhéadaigh an luach sin mar go raibh deacrachtaí le díon an tí phobail. Bhí díon aispeist le dul air ar dtús ach ní raibh cuid de na daoine sásta le sin mar gheall ar chúrsaí sláinte. Ansin cuireadh díon copair air ach níor éirigh leis mar go raibh uisce ag síleadh anuas. Sa deireach cuireadh díon slataí air.
Tá na ballaí taobh amuigh den teach pobail déanta as an cloch ón sean teach pobail.

Teach Phobail Naomh Fionán

Bá Bhaile an Easa / Balliness Bay

Earagail

Mountains Earagail and Muckish can be seen from the school. These mountains attract many climbers to the area. They overlook the parishes of Cloughaneely, Doe and Gweedore.

Balliness Bay / Bá Bhaile an Easa
Balliness Bay is within walking distance of the school. Children have enjoyed many opportunities to study marine habitats here.
Balliness Bay attracts many surfers. There are also miles of golden sandy beach here. The islands of Tory and Inis Boffin can also be seen from here.

Tá Bá Bhaile an Easa timpeall 2km ón scoil. Tá trá ghalánata anseo. Tá na hoileáin Toraigh agus Inis Bó Finne le feiceáil ó seo fosta. Bíonn páistí na scoile ar siúlóidí nádúrtha go dtí an bhá fosta.

Muckish from the Bridge of Sorrows

Ag amharc ar an Mhucais

 

Contact Us - Eolas ar Scoil  Fhionáin

Scoil  Fhionáin
An Fál Carrach
Co Dhún na nGall
Fón: 074 9135122
Ríomhphost: scoilfhionain.anfalcarrach@gmail.com
Príomhoide: Stiofán Ó Canainn
Leas Phríomhoide: Patricia Ní Ghrodaí

 

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