School: Mountmellick Convent (roll number 7183)

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

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St Fintan's Well

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0824, Page 038

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As we roam around the country we find more places of historical interest. These may mark the sites of some great battle fought or where some great chieftain of by gone days has his fortress,or perhaps may show where a holy man spent his life in prayer and fasting.The places are generally found in a very remote part of a country district and we have a well dedicated to one of these holy men known as St,Fintan's Well in Cromogue in the parish of Raheen about four miles from

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Collector
Kathleen Burke
Gender
female
Informant
Mrs Burke
Gender
female
Address
Clontygar, Co. Laois
Language
English