School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 12_021

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The way the people used to football long ago in some district was there were no sticks for goals as we have now. Instead there was a white line and if the ball went over that line it was called a goal. If it went high over the line it was called a point. There were no goal peepers and there were only eleven men on each side. When they were playing football long ago the men would wear short

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