Scoil Colmcille, Letterkenny
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|Convent Road, Letterkenny
County Donegal, Ireland
Scoil Colmcille stands on the site of the town's first Gaelic football playing field. It was built in 1974. Male boys are housed at the rear end of the school and play in the back yard while female girls are taught at the front entrance and play in the adjoining yard. At the time of the new Scoil Colmcille's opening over 600 boys attended the school. By 1985 school numbers grew to over 700 and employed 23 teachers. The current principal is Pauric Cannon. Other non-teaching staff include a small number of secretaries (a.k.a. Mary McElwaine), a band of cleaners, ancillary workers and a caretaker (a.k.a. Peter Kelly).
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Allegations of child abuse
In his autobiography which was released in 2010, internationally renowned chef Conrad Gallagher told of the abuse he received at the school. He discussed how the Christian Brothers would feel him up and attempt to interfere with him. However he has decided not to press charges against the abusers. He stated that he wishes to put it all behind him.
- The school has won the prestigious Green Flag award on a number of occasions and is well known for its environmental endeavours. A school newspaper, The Green Eco, is produced on an irregular basis. 
Notable past pupils
- Rory Kavanagh, All-Ireland winning Gaelic footballer
- Kevin Rafferty, All-Ireland winning Gaelic footballer
- Conrad Gallagher, chef
- Pat Gibson, Egghead and multiple quiz show winner
- "History of the GAA in Letterkenny and St. Eunan's GAA Club". St. Eunan's website.
- "Picture special: Rory Kavanagh returns to Scoil Cholmcille with Sam". Donegal Daily. 26 September 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2012.
- "Chef's bitter taste of St Eunan's revealed in new book". Donegal Democrat (Johnston Press). December 2010.