School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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Knockbounce means "The Hill of the Bean-side", because it is said that the fairies lived in a rath on the top of a hill there.

Around this parish there are not many curing objects. There is one well called "St Brigid's Well." It is situated on the slope of the Valley on the bank of the river Liffey. It is said that St. Brigid drank water out of that well and anyone with a cold who drinks out of that well will be cured.
There is another well on the Hill of Knockaulin which also has a cure. If a person has any skin disease they will be cured by

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Collector
Maithiú Ó Ceallaigh
Gender
male
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Informant
James Kelly
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Language
English