School: St Bridget's (roll number 13854)

Location:
Doire Mhór, Co. Mhaigh Eo
Teacher:
Máire Uí hOistín
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  1. Blessed Wells
    There is a blessed well in Killgover. People do stations at this well on Sundays but the most of them do the stations on the 15 of August. People rub the water on any sore and they also drink the water. The people do stations for the dead and the living. If they are doing the station for the living they walk in the stream, and if for the dead they walk on the grass. There is the ruins of an old church there. The people go into the church and say prayers there, They leave some relic there. A hair
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    Topics
    1. ócáidí
      1. ócáidí (de réir trátha bliana) (~11,476)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Máire Ní Raghallaigh
    Gender
    Female
    Informant
    Michael Reilly
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Leachta Uachtair, Co. Mhaigh Eo