School: An Clochar, Banada (roll number 11887)

Location:
Banada, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
An tSr M. de Lellis

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A Religious Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0173, Page 172

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According to the sean-caoide in my district Patrick Lundy. There lived in the village of barns two brothers who entered Religious Orders and became Priests namely Fr. Patrick and Fr. Dominick Mac Faden.
Owing to the Penal laws being in force those two brothers had to work like civilians and in order to disguise themselves they dressed as civilians. When they were celebrating Holy Mass they would be punished very severly and perhaps put to death.
Those priests sent messages to the people of the surrounding villages to assemble in a certain valley along an ivy

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Collector
Veronica Conway
Gender
female
Address
Toberroddy, Co. Sligo
Informant
Patrick Lundy
Gender
male
Address
Curry, Co. Sligo
Language
English