School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 12_005

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children were not as well educated as we are now.
Paddy Anderson told me this aged about 76 years of age.

"Butchers Island" got its name because there is an island in the middle of the river Liffey and long ago the people used to kill pigs, sheep, and bullocks on it.
How "Donnelly's Hallow" got its name was long ago two men named Donnelly and Cooper fought there. Donnelly killed Cooper and then the people called

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Collector
Labhrás Mac Parthaláin
Gender
male
Address
Newabbey, Co. Kildare
Language
English
Location
Newabbey