School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 260

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It was said that St Fintans church was built in one night. The Horse that was drawing the stones it is said that when he was finished the Saint struck him with a bramble of an ash tree and turned him into a stone horse. It is said to be seen standing in a field. The Owner of the field is Mr Seale of Clonenagh. The ash that the Saint took the bramble off and struck the horse with, is

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