School: Pitfield, Inis (roll number 11091)

Location:
Cloondrinagh, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Maonaigh
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  1. The following prayers were given to me by my aunt, who got them from her mother, and as I am aware, they are not written in prayer books: —
    There are four cornors in my bed,
    There are four angels in my spread,
    Mathew, Mark, Luke and John,
    God bless this bed that I lay on.
    O My God I lay myself down to rest, Bless me, O God. Amen.
    May I die consumed of an ardent thirst to see the adorable face of my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
    O Mary watch the hour when my departing soul will lose its hold on all earthly things, and place the scales of Justice in the favour of my poor soul. Amen
    Hail and blessed be that hour and
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    Topics
    1. genre
      1. verbal arts (~1,483)
        1. prayers (~3,266)
    Languages
    Irish
    English
    Collector
    Kathleen O' Dea
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Lavally, Co. Clare