Ruaidhrí’s Story: How Moycullen got its name is a book illustrated by the 6th class pupils of the four Moycullen National Schools. It is based on the mythological story of how our area got its name according the great Moycullen born historian Ruaidhrí Ó Flaitheartaigh. The story appears in his history of West or Iar Connacht but his most famous publication is known as the Ogygia. The boys and girls were given a story board and allowed to use their imagination to illustrate it and this fantastic publication is the result. Not only is the story told in one language but in a trilingual publication written in English, Irish and Polish.
As Moycullen is in a Gaeltacht area, everything we do as a group, we do bilingually and, as such, are part of the local Plean Teanga. Maigh Cuilinn. We are aware that we also have others of different heritage living in our community and would like them to feel included and know about the place in which they have chosen to live and this is where the idea of a tri-lingual book came about.
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The book costs €10 + €3.00 postage to Ireland and the UK. Its + €6.00 to the rest of the world. Books will be posted within 24 hours of orders being recieved.