School: Mulhuddart (roll number 16675)

Mulhuddart, Co. Dublin
Tomás Ó Broin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0790, Page 71

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Well once stood on the opposite side of the road to where it is now. But there were some men returning from work and filled it in. Immediately they had finished the work the well sprung up on the opposite side of the road.
Prayer on Lady Well.
The prayer inscribed on the Lady Well is as follows;
O Blessed Mother and Ever Virgin
Glorious Queen of the World
Make Into mo mon For -------
Vouch safe that I may
Praise Thee O Sacred Virgin
O Bl in for me [?]
A gain thy Ever.
On the top of the stone section there is a stone water font and the prayer is inscribed on each side of the little erection. Some of the stone has been weather-beaten and thea part of the prayer is difficult to read.