School: Fanaid (roll number 10658)

Location:
Fanad, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Cáitlín Bean Uí Dhochartaigh

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Ellain Riogha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1089, Page 210

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Ellain Riogha 18.4.'38

Ellain Riogha is a well in Magherawarden. It is in the solid rock, and although the tide flows over it the water in the well is again fresh when the tide ebbs.
It was used as a baptismal font in penal times
Told by John Deeney
who is now dead about6 yrs.

Collector
Cáitlín Bean Uí Dhochartaigh
Gender
female
Occupation
múinteoir
Informant
John Deeney
Gender
male
Language
English
Location
Magherawardan