School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 304

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About four miles South of Portlaoighise is a place now known as Churchfield. Here was situated a Church and a graveyard. In the penal days the people came a long distance to hear mass there. It is a long distance from the main road and it was situated in amongst the field, probably because the people did not want the Church to be found or the priests would be killed if it was found out there

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Collector
Joseph Byrne
Gender
male
Address
Clonkeen, Co. Laois
Informant
Mrs Byrne
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Clonkeen, Co. Laois
Language
English