School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 261

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We are not sure where St Fintain is buried. The reason why is this;

When he was going to be buried the " Cromogue " people said he should be buried in, " Cromogue " because he has a well there. The " Clonenagh " people said, he has a well and a Monastery. After a time an angel appeared and said, go down a distance of the road, and return when I tell you. After a few minutes the angel told them to return. When they returned, there were two coffins there. Each the same size and the same weight

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