School: Holy Faith Convent, Kilcoole

Location:
Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Sr M. Eithne

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0928, Page 026

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Up to the year 1890 there was a race held every year in Kilcool.

Up to the year 1890 there was a race held every year in Kilcool, in the field opposite the Convent wall or in the field at the back of Toner's house.

Mr. Garrett was the last to run the races.
Sometimes there was a donkey race and sometimes there would be a race between all the old people

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