School: Breaffy (roll number 15555)

Location:
Breaghwy, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Peadar Ó Catháin

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Blessed Wells

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 323

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There is a blessed well in Ballina called St Patrick's well. A lot of people go every year and perform a station which is done as follows. The people kneel beside the statue and say some prayers and go around it, three times. There are seven each of the Lord's Prayer, Mail Mary and Glory said at the little mound.
Fifteen of them are said at the well, and fifteen are said at the cross in the field. The station is finished in Leigue. Some people leave a

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