School: Droichead na Daoile (roll number 14736)

Location:
Lackalustraun, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Ghallchobhair

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0151, Page 408

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It is said that when the chapel was about to be built on Croagh Patrick the clergy who were in Westport decided to build it in Murrisk to make the pilgrimage easier . When the men were cleaning the foundation a bell was heard ringing every evening. The sound came from the top of Croagh Patrick. So they ceased building the chapel there and built it at the top of the reek.

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