School: Cullen, Tiobraid Árann (roll number 7245)

Cuilleann, Co. Thiobraid Árann
Seosamh Mainséal
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0581, Page 255

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  1. In Cullen some eighty years ago lived a man locally called Big Tom Bradshaw. He was noted for his great strength, and lived in a little house above the quarry near where Finan's Cottage stands to-day. he was in the habit of drawing turf from the bog of Cullen. On one occasion his horse failed to draw the load up the hill so he untackled the horse and drew the load himself.
    This Tom Bradshaw is referred in one of Myles Finnan's poems as -
    "Doughty Tom Bradshaw from Cullen's green lawn" His descendants live near the Churchyard in Cullen.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. gníomhairí (~1)
      1. pearsana stairiúla (~5,068)
    Ed Griffin
    Baile an Ultaigh, Co. Thiobraid Árann