School: Bennekerry, Carlow

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

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giving the people Holy Communion when the soldiers killed him. It is believed that a man, named Mr. Doyle, went to save the Blessed Sacrament from falling, but a light appeared, and the Blessed Sacrament disappeared.
The Mass was said in a little wood.

In Mr. Butler's field near Tullow, Sacred vessels are hidden. Ther was a chapel there in olden times, but the priests were hunted out of it. The ruins of the chapel are there. Sounds are heard when anybody walks. It is said that a priest gave money to a man to dig for the vessels, but he dug for a week and got nothing. The priest told him if he found them not to touch them, but to go back for himself.

Collector
Elizabeth Byrne
Gender
female
Address
Busherstown, Co. Carlow
Language
English