School: Kilcullen (B.)

Location:
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Broin

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Old Hedge-Schools

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 02_005

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Long ago Irish people were not allowed to go to schools and scholars went to the houses and taught the people in them and also taught the people behind the hedges. The scolars by doing so were much liked by the people. They stayed in the houses where-ever they were teaching.

Collector
Mícheáll Ó Thuathaill
Gender
male
Address
Nicholastown, Co. Kildare
Informant
Mr M. O' Toole
Gender
male
Age
45
Address
Nicholastown, Co. Kildare
Language
English