Féile glory – 40 years on

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It hardly seems that long ago but this year marks the fortieth anniversary of Cuala’s most successful Féile campaign.  This is the one and only (so far!) Cuala team to ever win the Dublin Féile. In 1974, the lads went on to represent Dublin in the National Féile which was held in Limerick that year.

What’s remarkable, from today’s perspective, is that there wasn’t a helmet or gum shield in sight. And yet, they have managed to retain their dashing good looks.

And isn’t it great that so many are still active in the Club to this very day?  Cartlann Digiteach Cuala is grateful to Michael Kirwan for sharing this with us and now look forward to hearing more reminiscences from those who participated in the competition.

 


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Cartlann Digiteach Cuala (Cuala Digital Archive) was established in 2009 to assemble an on-line archive of images, stories and memorabilia relating to Cuala and its ‘ancestral’ clubs.
If you have any information or material to share with us, please contact –
Michael Goodwin, +353 (0) 87 2266140,  history@cualagaa.ie
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