School: Kilcullen (B.)

Location:
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Broin

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house he says. "May God saves us all from the power of Satan". When a person goes on a journey, the rest of the family say "May God bring you back sound"

There is a pillar in Old Kilcullen Graveyard. On the top is a hollow. If you dip your finger in it when you have worts
It will cure them. This cure does not be unless the holllow is full is full of water.
On Knockaulin there is a well called St John's Well. If you wash your face in it on St John's Eve, you will be cured of skin disease.
Long ago the people used to hang mitsleto over the door as a sign of peace & friendship

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Collector
Peadar O Díosca, Peter Dix
Gender
male
Address
Halverstown, Co. Kildare
Informant
Mark Murphy
Gender
male
Age
40
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Language
English