School: Leatbeg (roll number 16146)

Location:
Leat Beg, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Mrs Peoples

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1091, Page 126

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There are two hold wells in this Parish their names are as follows
Tobar Wodach
Bailure Well
Tobar Wodah is in the town-land of Doaghmore and it is in a farm belonging to John Friel.
People visit the Doaghmore well on good Friday in the early morning.
When people are going visiting the well they always wash their feet in a pool near to the well.
People drink the water that is in the well and they take some home.
People leave different things behind them [.] Some leave cloth and other leave pennies and so on.
They leave the cloth on the bushes beside the well and they leave the

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Collector
Maggie Carr
Gender
female
Address
Glinsk, Co. Donegal
Informant
Annie Carr
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Age
52
Address
Glinsk, Co. Donegal
Language
English