Parish Pump, Barnaderg

Bernadette Forde

Pump in Barnaderg

Parish Pump, Barnaderg

Parish Pump, Barnaderg

The pump known as the parish pump is located in the village with The Red Gap on its left and a mortuary on its right. The parish pump was the only source of water in the village at one time and local folklore has it that a woman who lived across from the pump used to bring her washing to the pump and do her weekly wash.

Painted a bright red, you can’t miss it. It was restored some years ago by a local (Fás) community employment scheme, who created a stone surround and steps up to it. It is a feature in our village that is much cherished by the local community.

 

This page was added on 02/08/2021.

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