School: Cill an Daingin, Nenagh (roll number 6658)

Location:
Killadangan, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó hOgáin

Filter stories

Back
/ 252 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
Religious Stories

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0534, Page 144

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

There was once a man who had a dispute with a priest on account of a seat. This man wanted some particular seat in the church. The priest would not give him his wish. The man said he would never go to Mass again until he would get the seat. He ceased going to Mass. One night he dreamt he was involved in a serious accident in which he was seriously injured and he thought he was going to die. He was very annoyed when he awoke and from that day forward he went to Mass and to the Sacraments frequently.
There was an old woman living in the district in olden times. Her name was Biddy O'Brien. She was noted for her piety but some people said she was nearly mad. She used go to Mass on Sunday, and the moment she entered the Church door she knelt down on her knees and prayed aloud. When Biddy died a bright light was seen shinning over her house and the light remained there until

(continues on next page)
Collector
Margaret Starr
Gender
female
Address
Lisquillibeen, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Mrs Starr
Gender
female
Address
Lisquillibeen, Co. Tipperary
Language
English