School: Kilbeg (roll number 11039)

Location:
Robertstown, Co. Meath
Teacher:
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0708, Page 175

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a child that was very bad with whooping cough and his mother carried him for over a mile to a farm where an ass was kept and she had him put nine times under the ass's belly. the seventh son or daugher is said to have the cure of certain diseases.
People travel very long distances to St. Ciaran's Weel at Barnaross every first Sunday of August. At twelve o'clock on Saturday night three fishes appear in the water, and the first three persons who take a drink from the well will be cured.

Collector
John Melady
Gender
male
Address
Robertstown, Co. Meath
Language
English