School: Naas (Christan Bros.) (roll number 16708)

Location:
Naas, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
T. Ó Neachtain, S. Ó Súilleabháin

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of the hill lived the Fianna. Their leader was a very brave man known as Fionn Mac Cumhaill. One day Fionn got a present of a sword which came from Arabia from Diarmuid O'Duibhne. He was told that when fighting to hold the sword (owt) out in front of himself and that he would always win. After a while he went to fight Allen and in a great battle he killed her.

The village that I live in is called Blackchurch. It is situated about one and a half miles on this side of Rathcoole. It is in the parish of Saggart. There are about fifty in it altogether and about twenty houses. It got the name of Blackchurch when Cromwell was in Ireland. He came with his army and burned a monastery which was there. The monks in the monastery were called "The

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Collector
Brendan Casey
Gender
male
Address
Blackchurch, Co. Kildare
Language
English
Location
Blackchurch