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- Situated in centre of very ancient graveyards beside this school. Well in hollow beside ruins of ancient Church, which was blown up by Cromwell when he visited this district on his was to Drogheda. Partly covered by briars but had a whitethorn growing on it in olden times. Has a never failing outlet into river on opposite side of road.
Depth of well never varies, whether season be v. dry or v. wet.
Patron Day 15th August.
People suffering from sore legs come wash them in well.
V. many cures locally and even a non-Catholic is reputed have been cured here.
Any prayers to our lady sufficient water is milled over ages.
Not drunk often carried away.
In olden times pieces of cloth were suspended on white-thorn.
This is not done now.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- P. Ó Séaghdha
- Mr Howard