School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 02_006

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There is a place called "Donnells' Hollow" because two men faught in it.
Their names were Donnelly and Cooper. Donnelly won the fight and the hollow was called after him. There is a place called the "Sweeps Well" because a Sweep was drowned in it.

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