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Armagh bullet thrower

Armagh bullet thrower

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Published by Available from R. Murray in Armagh .
Written in English

  • Northern Ireland,
  • Armagh (County)
    • Subjects:
    • Road bowling -- Northern Ireland -- Armagh (County) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Raymond Murray.
      SeriesArmagh history ;, no. 2
      ContributionsMurray, Raymond.
      LC ClassificationsGV910.5.R63 A76 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination135 p. :
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2579388M
      LC Control Number85126556

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Road bowling (Irish: Ból an bhóthair; also called [long] bullets) is an Irish sport in which competitors attempt to take the fewest throws to propel a metal ball along a predetermined course of country roads.

The sport originated in Ireland and is mainly played in counties Armagh and Cork. Spectators often bet on the outcome and proffer advice to their favoured competitor in the course of a Equipment: cannonball of c centimetres (7.

The Armagh bullet thrower, (Cumann Seanchais Ard Mhrea], [c/o Rev. Raymond Murray, The Presbytery, Armagh, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland], (NLI, QUB) Nixon, John, Echoes at Droím Caírn: evocative accounts of road bowls in Armagh, Bolchumenn Na Meirleach, Armagh, (QUB) Ó Cuinn, Cosslett, Papers of Cosslett Ó Cuinn, ca.

(NLI). publication was inevitable and in Fr Murray published The Armagh Bullet Thrower, which was even more definitive in its historical content and thoroughly comprehensive in acknowledging the great personalities in the traditional sport.

That facet of the book, said Brian Toal, was instrumental in John Gribben, in his capacity as. Armagh History No.l. Murray, Raymond. () The Armagh Bullet Thrower. Armagh History No. Casey, Jerome. () Bowling Down London Way. Better Lith Ltd., Bulphan, Upminster, Essex.

Toal, Brian. () Road Bowling in Ireland. Bói Chumann na hÉireann (Armagh). Ból-Chumann na hÉireann (Armagh) () Armagh Celebrates 40 Years of.

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Bowl or Bullet – the ounce small cannonball used in Irish Road Bowling. Bullets or Long Bullets – the County Armagh term for road bowling. Butt – the throwing mark on the road. To step over the mark before releasing the bowl is to “break butt.” Clear the Road – to get spectators out of the road in front of the thrower.

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Johnston Two souterrains in County Monaghan F. McCormick   Dig the bullet: to release so low, the bullet digs into the surface. Kitter-paw: left-handed thrower. Mark a bullet: throw a handful of grass where bullet came to rest.

Open up the road: clear the way for play to begin. Show the road: place a man some distance ahead with feet apart as a guide to player as to where to direct his bullet.

A road shower advises the thrower about the throw (or shot) much like a golf caddy, while another helper stands ahead of the thrower, feet apart, to show the best line or path in the road. The thrower runs to the throwing mark and, in the Northern or County Armagh style, extends the arm and bowl behind him as he runs.

At the throwing mark the. The All-Ireland Series took place in Madden, County Armagh. [3] Rules and playing style. The "bullet" or "bowl" (Irish: ból) is an solid iron cannonball of c. 18 centimetres (7 in) circumference and 28 ounces ( g) weight. [2] [4] There are two or more players or teams in a match or "score".

[2] The one with the fewest shots to the. Road bowling in Ireland is governed by the voluntary Irish Road Bowling Association; the All-Ireland Series took place in County Armagh. The "bullet" or "bowl" is an iron and steel cannonball of c centimetres circumference and 28 ounces weight.

There are two or more players or teams in a match or "score"; the one with the fewest shots Equipment: cannonball of c centimetres (7. McNulty (Irish: Mac an Ultaigh)—also spelled MacNulty, McAnulty, McEnulty and Nulty amongst other variations—is an ancient Gaelic-Irish surname, meaning "son of the Ulsterman".

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Ireland: Bowling along with the kings of the road watch the bullet. If it doesn't kill you, the thrower's supporters will if you block their fella's effort." this year it is in Armagh in.

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Most military flamethrowers use liquids, but. Alert followers of these posts will know about Road Bowling already (don’t forget to pronounce it correctly: Road Bowelling) – a very skilful and ancient Irish sport involving hurling a heavy iron ‘bullet’ along a road, and getting it from one place to another in the shortest number of throws.

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