School: Presentation Convent, Lucan

Lucan, Co. Dublin
Sr Gabriel

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looked out but there was no one to be seen. Then as he getting into bed again he heard the same knock for the third time. He realized then what it all meant and cried out to his wife "Chriss is dead". The next morning he received a telegram which said " Chriss is dead come". His sister had been ill but he did not think she was going to die. Her name was Mrs. Duggan and she died at St. Luke's Villa, Alexander Road, Cork about 20th Sept. 24 years ago. This of course is the truth and was certainly not imagined.
There was a dog in Lucan once owned by Mrs. Daniels and every house he would howl outside of, someone would die in that house. If he wanted to howl outside a certain house no one could put him away. The people did not like him and sent him to the city where he was shot. That was about twenty years ago. Everybody looked on him as a bad omen.

Prayers:- The old people always said when blessing themselves with holy water.
'Sprinkle us oh Lord Jesus,

The old people always said when blessing themselves with holy water, " Sprinkle us oh Lord Jesus,

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