School: Cill Dara (Pres. Convent) (roll number 15599)

Kildare, Co. Kildare
Sr. Philomena
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0779, Page 062

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0779, Page 062

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  1. At Rathbride there is a Well, esteemed holy. It was formerly named from St. Brigid, but is now generally known as Fr. Moore's Well. Fr Moore was a Curate of this Parish and resided at Rathbride. He died on the 12th March, 1826, aged 47 years.
    There is a stone crucifix three feet high, placed beside the well under a bush, four wooden crosses stand at some distance from each other around the well, and a number of ex voto crutches etc, have been left by pilgrims, as memorials of favours obtained.
    This place is still much resorted to and several cures
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