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School: Newbridge Convent (roll number 13328)

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Greatconnell, Co. Kildare
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Father Moore's Well

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776, Page 274

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An 13ú lá de Mí na Nodlag
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Father Moore's Well
Father Moore's Well is situated at Rathbride which is about three and a half miles from Kildare. It is rather a well known place and is visited by large numbers yearly.
Father Moore was born at Rathbride. The ruins of the house in which he was born are still to be seen. He died rather young that is between the age of forty and fifty with a ailment.
When he was alive it was usual for him to have invalids coming to him asking to be cured of their ailments, and he cured them. When it became known that his illness was incurable, his mother one day asked him, what would she do with the invalids when they called to be

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Collector
Jennie Galvin
Gender
female
Age
14
Address
Eyre Street, Co. Kildare
Language
English