School: Swords (B.) (roll number 755)

Swords, Co. Dublin
A. Hamill
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0789, Page 154

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  1. There are about three holy wells in the district of Swords. One of them is in the middle of the town. It is called Colm-cilles well. There steps down to it and on one of the steps is the footprint of St. Colmcille. There is a cure in this well. Anyone who washed sore eyes in it will get cured. Another of these wells is about a mile outside Swords. It is called Saint Werburgh's well. On the top of the wall which goes round the well there are three holes, if you put your fingers into the holes and wish it will be granted.
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    Joseph Hamill
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