School: Dubh-Áth (B.) (roll number 11067)

Location:
Duagh, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Seán Ó Conchobhair

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Holy Wells

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0410, Page 099

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The only holy well of which the natives of this district have knowledge is situated in the towland of Springmount, about three quarter of a mile from the village of Duagh. It is called St. Brigid's well because of the saint associated with it was St. Brigid. It is famous for the cure of sore eyes, and people from all parts of Kery come, and pay rounds at it on certain days the most common being May Day:
When people visit the well they leave some

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Collector
Éamonn Ó Corradáin
Gender
male
Informant
Éamonn Ó Corradáin
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Language
English