School: Baile an Chnuich (Hilltown)

Location:
Hilltown, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
Simon Murphy

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0882, Page 199

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People from my locality, Coolcliffe say that a man named Joseph Quigley of Bannow was killed near my house - Barrons, Coolcliffe - when running from the battle of Ross.
When he was coming through Goff's Bridge he got tired and sat down. A woman living nearby, knowing he was a coward ran out with a pike and killed him.

At the time of the battle in Horetown the soldiers camped in the grove in Coolcliffe.

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