School: Ballyjamesduff Convent

Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan
Sr. Mary Theresa

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0996, Page 452

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"A stitch in time saves nine"
St. Bernards Words - "Mind your house and your house"
"A small pot is soon hot"
"Little said is easily mended"
"Spare the rod and spoil the child"
"An hour in the morning is worth two at night"
"A wise head keeps a quiet tongue"
"A good name is better than riches"
"Health is better than riches"
"A burnt child dreads the fire"
"A little leak will sink a great ship"
"A well is never missed until it is dry"
"A kind face is a beautiful face"
"By learning to obey we know how to command"
"Extravagance in youth brings want in old age"


There is a holy well in Garterbragher about a quarter of a mile from Ballyjamesduff. There is also a slated dwelling house alongside it. It was once occupied by four Friars that lived in the time of the Yeomen.
There is also a Mass Rock at the rear of the small Priory where a few of

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