School: Mountmellick (B.) (roll number 16070)

Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Dll. Binéad

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0823, Page 485

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building for himself a large house. He engages a number of men to carry out the work, and all went well till they had the walls raised a height of about ten feet. One morning when they turned in to work,they found what they had built the day before had tumbled down the next morning. This continued for a few mornings, and at last the counsellor had to abandon his work. The old walls which are now covered with ivy, are still standing, and the field in which they are built has ever since been known as "The Counsellor's Folly."

One night a man was dangerously ill on Forge St,Mountmellick, Laoighis. His wife sent a man named Jack Goff for a priest. The man did so and when he was going

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