Celebrating 90 years

Interview with Miss Betty O' Brien

Memories of St. Columba's School

Ms. Betty O Brien


On 24th of June 1935 I celebrated my 4th birthday and seven days later on 1st of July, I was enrolled in St. Columba's School. It was school policy to only accept children who had reached their 5th birthday but as I was tall for my age, had been baptised in St. Columba's Church and resided in the parish , Sr. Mobhi was prepared to accept me.

(full article in 90th Anniversary Booklet available from office)