School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 15_013

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The battle of Old Kilcullen was fought in 1798. The town was taken and the majority of the inhabitants were massacred. The rest fled across Knockaulin to the Curragh. General Dundas came after them and massacred them all on the 'Gibbeth Rath' At
It is said that Cromwell passed through Harristown on his way to Wexford & Clonmel

Collector
Peadar O Díosca
Gender
male
Address
Halverstown, Co. Kildare
Informant
Mark Murphy
Gender
male
Age
40
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Language
English