School: Ovens (C.) (roll number 5985)

Location:
Ovens, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Maud Mc Guire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0345, Page 341

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Ballygroman is still visible. Close by is a Blessed Well. It is believed that the monks of Kilcrea found shelter in a ruin near the well on their retreat from Kilcrea Abbey. A stone trough, fairly well preserved stands near by. In ancient days, sufferers from ague bathed in it. The well is centuries old.

Desertmore & Clashanafrin.
About two miles from Ovens Bridge on the southern side of the parish of Ovens, are situated the above townlands. There lived at the time of St. Finbarr a saint known as St. Creagh. The impression of his dwelling place & church

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Informant
William Fahy
Gender
male
Address
Kilcrea, Co. Cork
Language
English