Rambles In Eirinn – William Bulfin 1907

Bulfin Heritage Cycle

William Bulfin (1863 – 1910).

The man who has inspired the Bulfin Heritage Cycle Rally!


William Bulfin (1 November 1863 – 1910) was the fourth son in a family of nine boys and one girl, the children of William Bulfin, of Derrinlough, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland, and Ellen Grogan of Croghan, County Offaly.

He attended the national school in Cloghan, where he is said to have been taught by the father of Easter Rising leader Thomas MacDonagh, the Classical Academy and the Presentation Schools in Birr, and the Royal Charter School at Banagher.

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