School: Holmpatrick (roll number 14180)

Location:
Holmpatrick, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
D. Kevelighan

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St Patrick's Footprint

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0784, Page 91

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In Skerries there is a bathing place called the "Spring Board"
In one of the rocks there is a hole in the shape of a man's foot-print .
the people of skerries say it is the foot-print of St, Patrick; that when he was on one of the Island he stepped over to the mainland , where the "Spring Board" are now
This story is told by all the inhabitants of Skerries.

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Bobby Henchy
Gender
male
Address
Holmpatrick Terrace, Co. Dublin
Language
English