School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

Location:
Creewood, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Brighid, Bean Uí Chearnacháin

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Local Heroes

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 116

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Local Heroes

The men supposed to be the strongest in the district are the Creewood Tug O'War team. These men had many challenges and at nearly all proved successful. They won twenty six sets of medals and three challenge cups. One of the cups was the Mac Ardle challenge cup which was won at Ardee

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Collector
Mary Sheehy
Gender
female
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
James Reilly
Gender
male
Age
49
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
Thomas Mc Hugh
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
John Nevin
Gender
male
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
Mathew Halligan
Gender
male
Age
44
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Language
English