Alumni St. Attracta's


For now, we have selected some past pupils and former teachers who have made a name for themselves in the fields of sport and media. We welcome suggestions for additions to this page.


Read about Andy Moran and other past pupils who are/were GAA stars for Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo. Click here »

Other Sports

Read about Barry Solan, Arsenal FC coach and our other past pupils who are now famous stars in different sports. Click here »


Read about Teresa O’Malley, former teacher in our school and now Head of News MWR, and past pupils who are also well known names in media.  Click here »


Shairoze Akram: All-Ireland Minor and U-21 medals with Mayo. First Pakistani to play GAA at intercounty level in Ireland.

Grant Deeney: Played minor intercounty football with Roscommon

David Drake: Mayo senior intercounty footballer and Ballaghaderreen club player

Stephen Drake: All-Ireland U-21 runners-up with Mayo; U-21 Club title; Senior Club titles x2

Darragh Dunne: All-Ireland minor medal with Mayo 2013

Cian Hanley: Mayo intercounty footballer and Ballaghaderreen club player; Spent over 3 years with Australian Rules Football. All-Ireland winning minor captain

David Kilcullen: Played with Mayo Senior team 2010; Senior Club titles x2; U-21 Club titles x3

James Kilcullen: Connacht Senior title with Mayo Seniors; U-21 Club title; Senior Club titles x2. Played with Sligo senior team.

Ryan Lynch: All-Ireland U-21 medal with Mayo

Seán Mangan: Played senior intercounty football with Mayo

James Mitchell: Mayo All-Ireland winning minor team coach 2013

Michael Solan: Management Leitrim GAA Senior Football Team; U21 Mayo All-Ireland Winner Manager 2016; Past U20 Mayo Manager, Former teacher in St. Attracta’s N.S.

Andy Moran: Manager, Leitrim GAA Senior Football; Mayo intercounty footballer and Ballaghaderreen club player; Footballer of the Year 2017; GAA All Stars x2; Connacht Senior Football Championship x8 medals; Sigerson Cup x3; Connacht Under-21 Football Championship x2; Connacht Minor Football Championship x2; Mayo Senior Football Championship x2; All-Ireland Senior Football Championship: Runner-Up (6) All-Ireland league champion’s medal 2019

Listen to this enjoyable MWR radio interview. Ms. Clare McBrien, teacher in St. Attracta’s N.S.,  talks about her past pupil Andy Moran.

Other Sports

Patrick Callaghan: Roscommon Sports Star Award for Golf 2014; Irish Open U-13 champion 2014; U-14 & U-16 Connacht Boys’ Champion; 2016 Winning team member at U-16 Quadrangular Tournament  in Wales

Amy Corrigan: All-Ireland Handball Minor title (singles); All-Ireland Handball Senior title (doubles); Gold Community Games Handball medals x2; USHA Tournament – American handball title

Ronan Kelly: Five times World Champion Irish Dancer

Adam McAllister: Irish Badminton international – played at international level since he was 12 years old; Represented Ireland at European championships x4; 2017 U-17 National Championship Winner. Currently playing with Leinster senior team.

Barry Solan: Arsenal FC coach


Teresa O’Malley: Head of News with Mid-West Radio; Former teacher at St. Attracta’s N.S.

Eunice Moran: Broadcaster with Mid-West Radio

Images are copyright of The Connaught Telegraph and Sportsfile, Midwest Radio and / the, Irish Handball News and Eunice Moran.