School: Béal Átha Feorainne (C.) (roll number 15653)

Ballyforan, Co. Roscommon
Áine Bean Uí Chuillin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0271C, Page 08_018

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0271C, Page 08_018

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  1. There is no holy well in this district but there are holy wells in the two adjoing districts which are called Ahascragh and Brideswells. The name of the well in Ahascragh is St Kevins. It is situated in Castlegar land. There is a stone at the well and the figure of Our Lord on the cross carved on it. The stations are made at the well every year on 15th of October. There is an old tree and a bush at the well. Where the (peole) people leave relics such as pieces of cloth. There are also some writings on the stones which can not be read. A poor lame
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