School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 265

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bog, and St. Fintan asked him for the sand and the man said "no." On the word the Saint took a handful of sand from the cart and that night forty churches were built Every night it is said when he built a church the devils came and knocked it down. So at last he banished them.

Father "Burch" it is said was a man with great knowledge.
It is said that once a fortnight the Blessed Virgin appeared to him and told him certain people in his parish who were going to die.
On one Saturday when a man was in his confession box and the

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Collector
Brendan Flynn
Gender
male
Address
Clonkeen, Co. Laois
Language
English