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- (continued from previous page)of the cake ashes and all until the cake wouldn't be seen at all. Mrs. Kearns told me she went to Ballyhogue about 70 years ago and brought home the first stone of flour that ever came into the house. She told me it was very hard to live them times that a person would have to pay six pence for a paper, and a shilling for to post a litter to America or Canada or any place like that.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- There is a blessed well in Ballyhogue called "the cuckoo well" The cuckoo used to come to the well every year. She would always light on the well to rest after landing and she would stop there for two or three nights and days. This well would cure a person in decline if they would drink(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.