School: Lecks

Location:
Lecks, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
C. Ní Dhiarmuida

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1013, Page 105

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Our Lady's Well Dundalk.
is visited yearly on 13th August.
The well rises up at midnight. One of the priests recites the Rosary. Great numbers of people remain up all night making the station.
The station consists of nine rounds performed round the well. And the rosary is performed at every round.
There is a beautiful statue of Our Lady erected over the well and it is nicely decorated with flowers for the feast.
Various cures are reported from the Pilgrimage.
Everyone visiting the well brings home a little bottle of water to their friends at home.