Brighid Crús - Bridget Cruise 3rd air

Brighid Crús

A story is told that Carolan recognized Bridget Cruise by the touch of her hand after an interval of 20 years. This was on the shores of Lough Derg in Donegal, where both accidentally met while on a pilgrimage to St. Patrick's Purgatory. Not knowing it was her, at first, he helped her into the boat. The story is related by O'Conor who had it from Carolan's own mouth. ...Tomás Ó Máille

The scribe who copied these notes is unknown. The number on the notations does not match O'Sullivans.

Courtesy of Vivian and Jack Hennessey,
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