School: Windgap (C.), Thomastown (roll number 5698)

Location:
Windgap, Co. Kilkenny
Teacher:
Bean Mhic Eóin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0851, Page 257

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When the woman went to Confession afterwards the priest refused to give her absolution, because fortune - telling is forbidden by the Catholic Church.

Many old stories are told about the Holy Family in Ireland. On one occasion the Holy Family were going from Bethlehem to Egypt in case Herod's soldiers would kill Jesus. On the way they came to a garden where men were setting corn. They stopped as the men gave them food to eat. When they had it

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Collector
Mai Fitzgerald
Gender
female
Informant
Mary Frances Prendergast
Gender
female
Age
12
Occupation
scholar
Language
English