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- About 16 years ago a chalice was found in this parish. Father Beazley was P. P. of Duagh and it was the custom for each farmer in the parish to give the priest a rail of turf for use in the presbytery.
As the priest's man was breaking up some turf for the kitchen fire one day he discovered a chalice within a sod. As there were turf from various bogs in the shed at the time it was impossible to as certain from which the chalice had come.
The sacred vessel was repaired and is now being used in the(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.