School: Bennekerry, Carlow

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0907, Page 413

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on St Patricks day and drink some of the holy water to cure a toothache. Any people who want to be cured have to go around the well three times and drink some of the water each time

There is a holy Well in Kellistown in a field called the Church field. Many people from this district go there to there be cured of their ailments. There is a girl living in Ballinacarrig, named Miss Keanen, who was not able to walk with pains in her legs. She was told to drink the water. She did so, and after a few weeks she was better, and able to walk

Collector
John Norris
Gender
male
Address
Browne's Hill, Co. Carlow
Language
English