School: Mountmellick Convent (roll number 7183)

Location:
Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Sr E. Clarke

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0824, Page 035

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One night as a man was going home by the Ivy Chapel an old graveyard outside Mountmellick he thought he heard someone calling him. He looked back and to his amazement he saw nobody.He was just about to continue on his journey when he heard the same voice calling him, He looked around again and there to his astonishment he saw a priest walking up and down reading a prayer-book aloud. The priest was saying"Christe Eleison" and as the man's name was Christy Madden he thought he was being called.Many of the old people in that vicinity say that a priest who did not say his Divine Office on a certain

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Collector
Lily Geoghegan
Gender
female
Informant
Patrick Geoghegan
Gender
male
Address
Acragar, Co. Laois
Language
English