Holy Trinity Church

Holy Trinity Church Schools

In 1853 Holy Trinity Church established both a Girls’ School and a Boys’ School close to the Church. The girls’ school is now the Parish (or Parochial) Rooms to the front of the Church, the boys’, closed in 1896, was on the site of the Belfast Banking Company building on the other side of Church Pass.

A Street Directory of 1877 records six schools in Portrush:

  1. National School (Mr McLaughlin, teacher)
  2. National School (Mr Porter, teacher & Miss Clarke, assistant)
  3. National School (Mr Moonan, teacher)
  4. Female National School (Miss Hughes, teacher)
  5. Infant National School (Miss Bradley, teacher)
  6. Methodist School (Mr Thompson, Teacher)
Interior of Holy Trinity Church Portrush
Interior of Holy Trinity Church Portrush