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Ba iad John Cussen agus Johanna O’Keefe a thuismitheoirí agus fágadh é féin agus a haon deirfiúr ina ndílleachtaí go luath ina saol ··· Níor cuireadh síos i nDaonáireamh 1901 go raibh Gaeilge aige, cé gur léir ar litir a bhí ag John S ··· Deir Dónal Ó Muirgheasa in Education in the parish of Knockavilla, 1995: ‘Mr Cussen was always credited with the excellence of the performances [ag Feis Chnoc an Bhile], all the more noteworthy by the fact that he was not a trained teacher’ ··· Deir Ó Muirgheasa: ‘Mr Cussen, “Neddy”, affectionately, was a strange, austere kind of man who reputedly never stood for a photograph; who taught “parsing till supper”, book-keeping and na seanfhocail sa Ghaeilge, many of which survived on the tongues of the learners until their old age
Chuir sé litir chuig Sir John Keating, Príomh-Ghiúistís, le dán Gaeilge, ag gabháil buíochais leis as Sir Seon Mac Gearailt, a phátrún, agus uaisle eile a scaoileadh saor in 1682 (bhí líomhnaithe ina n-aghaidh go raibh baint acu le plota Titus Oates) agus á chur ar chomhchéim lena rogha féin údair, Seathrún Céitinn [q.v.] ··· I mBéal an Átha ar 4 Bealtaine 1998 nocht Máire Mhic Giolla Íosa, Uachtarán na hÉireann, dealbh den fhile a rinne Clíodhna Cussen