1830. FEINAGLIAN BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL, FOR CLASSICAL & GENERAL EDUCATION, Clonakilty, opposite the Emmet Hotel in Shannon Square (now Emmet Square), principal Edward B. Trenor, ex-Sizar and Exhibition Scholar, TCD, Principal. Boarders £30 per year, Day Pupils £6.  Within a few minutes walk from the School, the pupils have the advantage of sea-bathing, MR. TRENOR always accompanying them.

From Galwey family history, p. 100.

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William, bapt 25 (28) Mar 1830, 28 Jul 1846 listed for academic success at Feinaglian School for Classical & General Education, Clonakilty with his brothers Daniel, Eugene, and John. This was a private boarding and day school (on a site opposite the Emmet Hotel) in Shannon Square (now Emmet Square), principal Edward BTrenor AB (TCD); offered Greek, Latin, English, Antiquities & Ancient Geography, Modern Geography, Euclid, Algebra, etc; no corporal punishment. Gregor Von Feinagle (1765? – 1819) of Luxembourg wrote The New Art of Memory (1812) and Dublin had a Feinaglian Institute set up in 1813 100 with the object of “the improvement of education for the higher classes of society”. 5. Daniel, bapt 25 (20) Sep 1

(CC 28/7/1846) – SHANNON-SQUARE, CLONAKILTY – FEINAGLIAN BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL, FOR CLASSICAL & GENERAL EDUCATION, – EDWARD B. TRENOR, AB, ex-Sizar and Exhibition Scholar, TCD, Principal.

AT the Half-Yearly Examinations held on the 26th, 27th and 30th ultimo, the young gentlemen, whose means are subjoined in the order of merit, were distinguished for superior answering in their respective classes.

In Greek – Broderick, James; Gallwey, Daniel; Gallwey, Wm.; Beamish, George, Square; Holland, Thomas; Lucy, Jeremiah; Beamish, Geo., Ballivackey; Hungerford, Richard; the last three being equal by general answering during the half-year.

In Latin – Broderick, James; Gallwey, Daniel; Gallwey, Wm.; Beamish, George, Square; Lucy, Jerh.; Holland, Thomas; Gallwey, John; Beamish, Geo., Ballivackey; Hungerford, Richard; the last three having cut for first place. Beazley, Abm.; M’Carthy, Jerome; Beazley, Thos.; Beamish, Thos., Ballivackey; Beamish, Thos., Dunmore; Beamish, Henry, Dunmore; Cruiesse, Ringrose L.; Beazley, Michl.; Cruiesse, Ambrose H.; M’Carthy, Dennis.

In Latin Composition – Broderick, Jas.; Beamish, Geo., Square; Lucy, Jerh.

In English do. – Holland, Thos.; Beamish, Geo., Square; Broderick, Jas.; Gallwey, Daniel; Lucy, Jerh.

In Antiquities & Ancient Geography – Broderick, Jas.; Holland, Thos.; Beamish, Geo., Square.

In Modern Geography – Hungerford, Richd.; M’Carthy, Jerome; Gallwey, John; Beamish, Geo., Ballivackey; Gillman, Richd.; O Hara, John; Beamish, Henry; Beamish, Thos., Dunmore; Cruiesse, Ringrose.

In English Grammar & Parsing – Beazley, Wm.; Gillman, Richard.

In Euclid – Broderick, J.; Beazley, Wm.

In Algebra – Broderick, Jas.

In Writing – Beazley, Wm.; Broderick, Jas.; M’Carthy, Jerome; Gillman, Richd.; Beazley, Abm.; Gallwey, John; O Hara, John; Noonan, Francis; Gallwey, Eugene; Beamish, Henry.

In Reading – Wicherly, Christopher; Mansfield, Thos.

In Spelling – Lucy, Jerh.; Broderick, Jas.; Holland, Thos.; Beamish, Geo., Square; Gallwey, Wm.; Gillman, Richard; Hungerford, Richd.; Beazley, Abm.; M’Carthy, Jerome; Gallwey, John; Beazley, Michl.; Beamish, Thos., Dunmore; Cruiesse, Ambrose H.; Beamish, H.; Gallwey, Eugene; M’Carthy, Chas.; Noonan, Francis; O Hara, John.

MR. TRENOR can accommodate Ten Boarders, who shall be treated, as far as respects domestic comforts, as members of his own family.

Corporal punishments are not resorted to. Confinement after School hours, and the imposition of additional lessons being substituted. The pupils are catechised in the School, once a week by a Clergyman of the parish.

Business will be resumed (DV) on Monday, 3d of August, when the attendance of all the pupils is earnestly requested.

Within a few minutes walk from the School, the pupils have the advantage of sea-bathing, MR. TRENOR always accompanying them.

Terms for Boarders, £30 a-year – to be paid quarterly – for day pupils, £6 a-year, do.

A well-qualified ENGLISH ASSISTANT, who can also assist in the junior classics, having Testimonials of capability and experience, may expect a Liberal Salary. Apply at the Constitution Office, or to MR. TRENOR, Clonakilty.- Shannon Square, Clonakilty, July 22nd.