Scoil: Knocktemple (B.)

Knockatemple, Co. an Chabháin
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Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0998, Leathanach 253

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In the townland of Lurganboy a mile from this school poteen used to be made, and to the present day there is well in the townland along the side of the road called the "Poteen Well" and it must have been near this the Poteen was made.
One day the Revenue Officers came suddenly on the poteen makers with soldiers as usual and they couldn't remove the jars of liquid but they thought of a plan they put the jars into a churn and told a woman named "Mary Clarke" to scrub it and so she did, Two of the soldiers were left on the road to keep watch, one of the soldiers said to the other, What is that woman doing scrubbing that churn so long for she was there when we came? The other said "Shut up" that has nothing got to do with you have we not marched far enough without going in search of more so it passed away at that. But if they had gone over to where the churn was they got

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