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

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0345, Page 356

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a trap door sprang open & Hare vanished on the very threshold. His dying screams failed to summon his servants. They fled in terror, & the disguised party soon found ample evidence of the fate of many unfortunate victims lured to death by Hare.

These wells are situated in Walshestown. One is covered by a complete arch. The relics of crumbling arches shelter the other wells. Remains of an altar, upon which Mass was celebrated in Penal Days, is still in a fair state of preservation. Upon a stone plate on one of the arches the letters I. H. S. are quite discernible still. The Cromwellian destroyer knocked down two

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Informant
Jack Fahy
Gender
male
Age
67
Occupation
farmer
Address
Walshestown, Co. Cork
Language
English