School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

Location:
Port Laoise, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Br. Frampton

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Clonenagh Portlaoise

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 255

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Clonenagh is famous for its founder St. Fintan. The Monastery is about 1 3/4 miles from Mountrath. the ruins are still to be seen to this day. On the feast day of the Saints people gather around the Monastery and recite the Rosary in Irish. But a larger crowd visit the \Well in "Cromogue" and drink the water and carry away Large bottles of it. In that Irish well at Cromogue there is a fish and it is said that anyone disabled, and sees the

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Collector
Brendan Flynn
Gender
male
Address
Clonkeen, Co. Laois
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
grandparent
Gender
female
Address
Clonkeen, Co. Laois
Language
English