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There is a holy well in Cullen and it is called Tobar na Súil, that means a cure for sore eyes, when the old people had sore eyes they went to this well to get themselves cured. There was a small hawthorn tree growing near this well, when the people paid a visit to this well they always left a penny or a half-penny after them, and, if they had not any copper they would leave a piece of rag or any thing they like after them, and they would hang it up in the tree and leave it there, but the tree is not there now it is rotted away. 2.
There is another holy well west in Mr. Lehane's field and you could see the tree there up to a few years ago, but it is filled in with mud now. The old people say that they saw old coins and crutches, sticks, old rosary beads, and all sorts of old things there.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.