School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 14_014

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In the year thirteen ninty-two Kilcullen bridge was built. The workmen who built it built huts nearby and after that a town sprung up called (Cill Cuillin) the Church of the Holly now called Kilcullen. When Hugh O Donnell escaped from Dublin Castle the Liffey which runs through Kilcullen was guarded.
The name Doyle is very frequent around my district. A race called Dubh Gaill (Doyle) came into Wicklow. They always sailed inland, and the came up the Liffey

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Collector
Diarmuid Ó Ceallaigh
Gender
male
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Informant
Mrs Norton
Gender
female
Age
90
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Language
English
Location
Kilcullen