School: Béal Átha Conaill (C.)

Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan
Mary Mulligan
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0968, Page 135

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  1. A few years ago there were two shop boys working in Ballyconnell. It was a Catholic house and the assistants were Protestants and they weren't sure whether they were going to be kept or not.
    One night the people of the house were saying the Rosary and the boys went outside.
    When the people were finishing the Rosary one of the boys went to the door and listened. He heard the man of the house saying "May the Divine assistance always remain with us."
    He went back to the other boy and told him that he heard the man praying for them to stay with him and they were delighted.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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    Mr J. Higgins
    Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan