School: Clochar na Trócaire, Cappamore

Location:
Cappamore, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
An tSr. Benin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0521, Page 055

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When St. Patrick first came to Ireland, he came as a slave and was put minding sheep on the hills of Antrim. He had a vision and was told that a ship was waiting for him and he went away.
Years afterwards, he came back as a priest and in his travels, he came along by Kerry and Co. Limerick heading for Galway. When he was coming out by Anacotty, the ferule fell off his stick and he went into Tom Noonan the Blacksmith and he got a new ferule on his stick. He went on his journey and when he was coming near Galway town, the ferule fell off his stick again. He met a man and he asked him if there was any Blacksmith

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Collector
Eibhlís Ní hUmfraidh
Gender
female
Address
Cappamore, Co. Limerick
Informant
Mick Begley
Gender
male
Address
Kilrush, Co. Clare
Language
English