School: Castlesampson

Castlesampson, Co. Roscommon
Aodh Ó Fithcheallaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0269, Page 281

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    One our Father one Hail Mary and one Creed. Five rounds were ??? sufficient the prayers being the same as those said at principal station. One our Father one Hail Mary and the Creed to be said while kneeling at the cross.
    The waters of the are supposed to be efficacious for the cure of all foot troubles.
    The water of the well is used for household purposes by the people living in the vicinity.
    No fish is to be found in the well and tradition does not tell of one having been ever in it.
    There is a small beehive of shaped whitethorn growing beside the well, this bush almost covers the well, and an olden whitethorn grows nearby.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.