School: Carnán (roll number 14031)

Location:
Carnaun, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Tadhg Ó Riagáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0003, Page 017

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There is only one holy well in the parish. It is in the south of Athenry three or four hundred yards from the Old Wall.
There is a pilgrimage there every year when people from Connemara, Galway, Tuam and other places come, (every year) on the fifteenth of August. There are rounds performed there. The people begin the Rosary and then they go round saying a mystery each time. They go round fifteen time. Then they finish the

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Collector
Bryan Foley
Gender
male
Address
Athenry, Co. Galway
Informant
Dr C.H. Foley
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
circa 60
Occupation
doctor
Address
Athenry, Co. Galway
Language
English