School: Caisleán Gael (roll number 15337)

Castlegal, Co. Sligo
M. Ó Tiománaidhe

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St Patrick's Well

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0156, Page 006

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Between the sea and the Sligo-Bundoran road are two wells blessed by St. Patrick. They are in the townland of Corbeg, Co; Leitrim. It is roughly 1/2 mile from the Bunduff bridge - or Duff river which separates Sligo from Leitrim. It lies between the old road joining Tullaghan and the above bridge and the sea. The landlord of the farm was Barton.

One of the well is called "Tobar Phádraig" and the other called "Tobar na Bearrtha". Tobar Phádraig is situated about 1/4 mile from the old road and the other about 1/4 mile or so towards the north or next the sea. Long ago few stations were performed

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