School: Baile an Daingin (C.) (roll number 4828)

Location:
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Máire de Staic

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096, Page 633

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There was an old church in Kilvine and in that church it was said that the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to a girl by the name of Macken. That church is not there this present day but a graveyard and a few stones where the church was. There was an old church in Garry-duff and a graveyard in which children were buried there

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Long ago there were a number of churches in the vicinity of Ballindine. There was one in Garry-Duff about a mile North of Ballinadine, one in Kilvine and one in Cloonmore a mile east of Ballindine. The three churches were knocked down on the same day by Cromwell's soldiers.

Collector
Brigid Mc Manus
Gender
female
Address
Cloonmore, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Mc Manus
Gender
female
Age
circa 53
Address
Cloonmore, Co. Mayo
Language
English