School: Urhan (C.) (roll number 12260)

Location:
Urhin, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Eimile Ní Urdail

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Tobair Beannaithe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0276, Page 198

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There is a holy well in Eyeries called [?] Beannaithe. It is good for sore eyes Long ago there was a woman and she had sore eyes. One day she went to this well and she washed her eyes with the water. she also payed rounds around the well and rayed. It is said that she left a piece of cotton after her. A few days later her eyes got better.

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