School: Scoil na mBráthar, Caiseal (roll number 16726)

Location:
Cashel, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
An Br. B. E. Ó hOireabháird

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0555, Page 236

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Eamonn an Cnuic the famous raparee, was born in the latter part of the seventeenth century. He was so called because his birth-place was Knock Mehil, Co. Tipperary. One day three gentlemen who were shooting birds met him but they did not recognise him. They were bad shots and they shot but a few birds. Eamonn an Cnuic said that he would fill all their bags with birds. They agreed and lent him a gun and ammunition. Then he started to shoot birds. At every shot he killed a bird. he kept on shooting until the bags were

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Collector
Colm O' Hegarty
Gender
male
Address
Charterschool Land, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Mr D. O' Hegarty
Gender
male
Address
Charterschool Land, Co. Tipperary
Language
English