School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 316

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There is a place called Clonenagh mid-way between Portlaoighise and Mountrath in County Laoighise. There is a well there and it is up in a tree beside the main Road, between Portlaoighise and Mountrath. Plenty of people go there to be cured of any diseases they are suffering from. In the tree is a hole in which the well is.
The well was in a field belonging to a Protestant man. This man got angry when he saw his field trampled and he removed the well. It settled in a

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Collector
F. Bannon
Gender
male
Address
Port Laoise, Co. Laois
Language
English