I was released after a month and you may be sure I was glad. When I went home I was glad to hear that my farm was safe. I have the same house and farm since.
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The “Teampuillín Factna” is situated in Buragatia about seven miles west of Clonakilty and about one mile from [Clonakilty] Rosscarbery. The English meaning of “Teampuillín Factna” is “Factna’s little Church”. St. Factna was the patron saint of the Diocese of Ross.The Gaelic name for Rosscarbery is “Ros Alither” which means “Ross of the Pilgrims”. St, Factna had a famous school in Ross about a hundred years after St. Patrick. The great St. Brendan the Navigator once taught in that school. This St. Brendan is said