School: Eanach Dubh (B.) (roll number 13656)

Annaduff, Co. Leitrim
Thomas Morahan
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0214, Page 085

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    "Scotlan" McGuinness turned the field in which mass was said for a crop of potatoes. When he had his labour finished his right hand corrupted.
    He went to a priest and told him his story and then he was told to turn back every sod with his sound hand. The moment he did this his hand became will again.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. In the years when penal laws forced priests to say mass in hidden places, mass was then said in wayside houses or remote places. In Aughintass and Fearnaught there were two stone altars where priests disguised as beggars said mass.
    In Aughintass it was said
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    1. time
      1. historical periods by name (~25)
        1. penal times (~4,335)
    Mrs Lenehan
    Corduff, Co. Leitrim