School: Clochar na Toirbhirte

Location:
Lismore, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Sr M. Gráinne

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The Local Patron Saint

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0635, Page 167

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Saint Carthage once laboured and studied in Lismore. His monastery was built on the site where Lismore Castle now stands. He travelled into several places out-side the district, and one in particular named Suidhe Macudha.

Lismore Protestant Cathedral was once in the possession of the Catholics. It was built by Saint Carthage's Monks.
Where Lismore Castle now stands, a monastery and school of learning for Irish saints and scholars were built by St Carthage there. This monastery was built of wood. It

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Collector
Hannah O' Farrell
Gender
female
Address
Ballyin Lower, Co. Waterford
Informant
Mr P. O' Farrell
Gender
male
Address
Ballyin Lower, Co. Waterford
Language
English