School: Grianán Ailigh (roll number 2049)

Location:
Grianan of Aileach, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Niall S. Mac Aoidh

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Local Heroes

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1108, Page 169

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There are many heroes in past history, such as Fionn Mac Cumhal, Oisin and Oscar etc.
When we speak of heroes we always think of those or some like them; why it looks as there will be no more heroes. This is not the case, the source of great men or heroes run like the babbling brook forever.
Today we have in our own parish people worthy of the name of heroes. These are great and muscular men, who have won fame and honour on account of their boxing; jumping; running; football and hurley feats. These are men who defended their own honour and the honour of the

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Collector
Philomena Mac Grath
Gender
female
Address
Castlecooly, Co. Donegal
Language
English