School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 309

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Three miles from Mountrath is situated in an oak tree a holy Well. At one time it was in a field but a passer by washed dirty clothes in it and that night it was removed to the tree. It is said that every place a droop fell a well sprung up and that is how Cromogue Every year crowds of people gather there and recite the Rosary in Irish after which they walk six miles. Then the people return and put rags and Rosary Beads on the tree when they

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