School: Bennekerry, Carlow

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0907, Page 369

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breathing into the mouth three times in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Goast. The seventh sone in a family is supposed to be come a priest or a doctor. There is a holy well in Johnstown, and many people go there to be cured of pains in their backs.

There was a holy well in Kilmoronoy near Athy, where people go to get cured of different diseases. Thomas Connors got cured there. He was suffering from swollen joints. This cure took place about five years ago.

Collector
Joseph Archbold
Gender
male
Address
Rutland, Co. Carlow
Language
English