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On 27, Sep 2013 | In | By admin

Grange NS – John Phelan

John Phelan interviewed by 5th class is a past pupil of Grange NS. Having taught in Clonmel, John is now retired. He ran cross-country, competing both nationally and internationally. He is very involved in GAA as a player and selector/trainer at club and county level. His great grandparents Thomas and Bridget Hackett were the first Principals of the Boys’ and Girls’ Schools in Grange.

Topics covered included:

  • Childhood on the farm
  • School
  • Education, including his path to being a principle
  • His work life
  • Changes in farming
  • Athletics and representing Ireland

  • Sports
  • His travels
  • Changes in his local area