School: Baile Dubh, Caisleán Ghriaire (roll number 15844)

Location:
Ballyduff, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Séaghdha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0431, Page 066

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and they said that they would not.
They said that if they put a prayer on one side of a scales and the bull on the other side of it that the prayer would weigh the bull.
They did it and the prayer weighed him and when Crom Dub saw that he turned Catholic and he gave a lot of money to build the Church. Ever since the last Sunday in July is called Domnach Crom Dubh and a pattern is held there that day every year.
There is an image of Crom Dubs head cut out on a stone inside the church in Cloghane.

Collector
Micheal Ó hAongusa
Gender
male
Address
Cloghane, Co. Kerry
Informant
Seán Ó hAonghusa
Gender
male
Age
46
Address
Cloghane, Co. Kerry
Language
English