School: Naas (Christan Bros.) (roll number 16708)

Location:
Naas, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
T. Ó Neachtain, S. Ó Súilleabháin

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obtain the treasure. The men did not succeed in getting it because the dog is guarding it. It is supposed to be gold and is worth thousands of pounds.

A story about Father Healy who was P.P. of Bray was told of late. One morning he was hurrying to catch a train to Dublin. As he was going along he met the Protestant Archbishop of Dublin, who was also travelling[sic] to the city.
"Good morning, Father Healy, I see that you are in a hurry" said the Archbishop. "Yes, my lord" replied Father Healy, "we have not much time for the train". Whereupon the Archbishop took out his watch and said that there was plenty of time.
On reaching the station they found that the train had left three minutes before. The Archbishop was very sorry and said to Father Healy "I had the most absolute faith in this watch of mine." "Yes," replied, Father

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Collector
Patrick O' Connor
Gender
male
Address
Rathasker, Co. Kildare
Informant
Patrick J. O' Connor
Gender
male
Address
Rathasker, Co. Kildare
Language
English