School: Scoil na Mainistreach (roll number 1793)

Killarney, Co. Kerry
An Br. P.C. Mac Niallghuis
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0455, Page 165

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    turned he saw the red coat of an English soldier. He picked up the Sacred vessels and ran for his life. As he ran the soldiers followed. He had gone only a cupple of yards when he fell. He was captured and brought to Dublin. On the way they stopped at an Inn. The priest was tied to a tree and no one was guarding him. The cock appeared again and it picked at the prisoner's bonds until they broke. He reached the hills in safety and lived a good number of years after.
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