School: Valleymount

Location:
Valleymount, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Dll. Ó Cochláin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0917, Page 024

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There are the ruins of an old chapel on Templeboden grave-yard. It is situated about a quarter of a mile from the Lacken Chapel.

It is called St Boden's Chapel. There is a well near this chapel and it is also called St Boden's Well. It is thought that many people were cured at this well, because there are crutches, sticks, medals, scapulars, and Agnus Deis.
People come from all parts of Ireland to this well to be cured of some ailment, and others bring bottles to take some water home with them to their friends who cannot come.

Collector
John Byrne
Gender
male
Address
Boystown or Baltyboys Upper, Co. Wicklow
Informant
Jack Byrne
Gender
male
Age
42
Occupation
farmer
Address
Boystown or Baltyboys Upper, Co. Wicklow
Language
English

There are the ruins of an old house beside Joseph Farrells in Baltiboys about three miles from Blessington.

It is built of granite stone which were got in the Ballyknocken quarry.
It was owned by a man named Mr Hanks.
There are the ruins of another house in a

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