School: Turlough, Béal an Chloga (roll number 14872)

Location:
Turlough, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Áine, Bean Uí Éalaidhe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0615, Page 132

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The people of this parish used to be great footballers long ago. ...

The people of this parish used to be great footballers long ago. There was a match once against Kinvara and the people of this parish won it. Jim Keane was the captain of this place and Joe Connely was the captain of the Kinvara team. Eleven that were in each side.
The Crag was the name of the field they played in. It is down New Quay.
Michael Fahy was a great footballer, and so was his father.

Collector
Eileen Linnane
Gender
female
Informant
Thomas Linnane
Relation
grandparent
Gender
male
Age
74
Address
Ballyhehan, Co. Clare
Language
English