School: Bennekerry, Carlow

Location:
Bennekerry, Co. Carlow
Teacher:
Liam Ó hAodha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0907, Page 350

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It is said that Priests used to say Mass in Friarstown on a big rock which is there still. The ruins of a monastery are there also.

There is a field in Mister Breen's called the Church Field. It is called the Church, Field, because in olden times there was a chapel there, and the ruins of it, and a graveyard are to be seen still. There is a big rock there where the chapel was, and it is a blessed rock with a little hole in it. There is blessed water in it, and old people say that it is for curing warts.

Collector
Toney Woods
Gender
male
Address
Johnstown, Co. Carlow
Language
English

There is an old rock in Ballylennon in a field called Floods. It is three

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