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Posted By: An Pluiméir Ceolmhar
22-Jan-03 - 12:44 PM
Thread Name: Meaning of 'The Coolin'
Subject: RE: Meaning of 'The Coolin'
My recollection from schooldays is that the cúilfhionn is a love poem about a man, and the term refers to a hairstyle popular in Ireland in the 17th/18th century which is now known as.............the mullet!