School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

Port Laoise, Co. Laois
Br. Frampton

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 318

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water out of the well. It is said that the fish is there to be seen to this day.

Fr O' Connells Welll is on the Dublin road a half mile out from Portlaoighise. He came from Tipperary and he was a P.P. priest in Portlaoighise. One evening he went off for a walk around the back of the prison. He stopped and paused and he saw a little spring and he stuck his stick in the spring and then the water started bubbling up in a lot of places. He got it cemented in a ring and after that it was Fr O' Connells

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E. Wilson
Port Laoise, Co. Laois