School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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pair of stilts. The course would be fifteen yards long and any player who falls three times is eliminated.

Kilcullen is my home-district. It is situated in the centre of County Kildare and is on the bank of the Liffey.
After the bridge was built across the river the town was built. The word Kilcullen means "The Church of the holly-tree." There was once a church under a holly-tree and so the town got its name.
It has a population of about four hundred and fifty and about one hundred and fifty

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Collector
Maithiú Ó Ceallaigh
Gender
male
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Informant
Mr N. Kelly
Gender
male
Age
46
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Language
English
Location
Kilcullen