School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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Old Games

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 06_011

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There is an old game by the name of "Quoits". This game was played by putting two large stones on the side of the road better known as motties about eight feet apart.
Then two players would get two pieces of of thin flags or slates dressed about the shape of small plates to pitch at the motties. Then they would pitch at the motties.

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Collector
Seán Ó Broin
Gender
male
Address
Castlefish, Co. Kildare
Informant
John Byrne
Gender
male
Language
English