School: An Clochar, Oileán Ciarraí (roll number 14952)

Location:
Castleisland, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
An tSr. Caoimhín

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Local Heroes

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0447, Page 081

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There was a great weight-thrower named Ned Walsh who lived at Knocknagoshel he used to throw a 56 pound weight twenty feet.
A man by the name of Jack Hussy of Edenburn won on the sports field of Munster as a hundred yards runner. Belter Murphy of Cordal was the champion runner of Ireland.

Collector
Lena O Connor
Gender
female
Address
Crag, Co. Kerry
Informant
Thomas O Connor
Gender
male
Address
Crag, Co. Kerry
Language
English