School: Inis (B.) (roll number 15042)

Location:
Inis, Co. an Chláir
Teacher:
Seoirse Ó Maoldhomhnaigh
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  1. In the year 1190, Saint John's well was founded by Daniel O'Brien. It is situated in Newhall, a few miles from the town of Ennis.
    The ruins of Saint John's Monastery are still to be seen. It is now used as a grave-yard. Some people go out, on Saint John's feastday and do the rounds in their bare feet, in honour of his feastday.
    It is the principal well in Clare. When you pass the well, the first thing you notice is a big lake, where people go out boating. It is a lovely place to go in the Summer for a walk.
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    Topics
    1. ócáidí
      1. ócáidí (de réir trátha bliana) (~11,476)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Christy Shannon
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Bóthar na Paidhce, Co. an Chláir