School: Cloonlyon G. (roll number 12937)

Cluain Laighean, Co. Mhaigh Eo
Annie Burke
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0116, Page 181

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0116, Page 181

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  4. XML “Tample - St Attracta”

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  1. [?] Cniuch Ruadh - Red Hill
    Lowpark or Cniuc Taur.
    Rath in land old ancients lived there
    Cairns burial places.
    Tafe had milk there. Taken over by Mulligans.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. ( Temple Church and Church yard Parish got its name KILBEAGH Tample )

    St Attracta came from the North. Her father wanted her to marry some Lord but she fled home.
    She came on to Boyle, and thence to Monestraden. She built a church there.There is a well there to her honour.
    She came then to Tample. There is a well there also in her honour.
    She trod and prayed in many places in Tample. There is a cairn there shaped like an alter where Mass was celebrated in her time.

    Kilbeagh: Little church
    Ocham Stones still to be seen. It was an idle spot with hills all round so that scouts could see the enemy coming. There is a stone in Bradys land with the impression of knees where St Attracta
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.