School: An Clochán (B)

Location:
Clifden, Co. Galway
Teacher:
An Br. Angelo Mac Shámhais

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Dooneen

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 253

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In the penal days when priests were not allowed to say mass there was a mass rock at Dooneen. Near the place where the mass rock is there is a rock with the foot of our Lady and a lamb's foot. father mathew said mass at Dooneen in the penal days. There is a cave at Dooneen also where Father Mathew used to hide. Near the mouyj of the cave a rosary beads was found. it is said that their were Father Mathew.
There are stamps now with father Mathew on them.

Informant
Miss E. Coen
Gender
female
Age
65
Language
English