School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 10_007

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In Castlemartin there is a grave yard which is hundreds of years old. there are not many graves in it but the head stones are of this shape (the shape is a tall rectangle) and made of stone.
About five years ago an unbaptised child was buried in it. There is the ruins of a church and a castle in it.
In Gilltown there is a grave yard with an old vault in it. It is a small wood now because long ago young trees were sown in it.

Paddy Nugent.
Told by,
Cristy O Neill,
Gilltown,
Kilcullen,
Co Kildare.
Age 48

In every house in this town people put up palm on Palm Sunday.
It is taken down and burnt the year after and fresh palm put in its place.
In New Abbey there is a stone which when full of water cures warts.
There is also a well on

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Collector
Pádraig De Núinnseáin, alternative name Paddy Nugent
Gender
male
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Informant
Mr French
Gender
male
Age
44
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Language
English