Finding holy well sites in Ireland and recording both religious practice and lore.
Friday, August 19, 2016
Saint Finbarr's Holy Well, Gougane Barra
Gougane Barra Right on the border with Kerry the River Lee makes its picturesque appearance surrounded by the shelter of high hills a...
Monday, September 29, 2014
Saint Maolcethair's Well, Kilmalkedar.
Kilmalkedar monastic site Legend holds that this church and site was built by Saint Maolcethair (Maol Céadair or Maol Céaltair) and Sa...
Friday, May 2, 2014
Saint Scire's Well, Kilskyre
The plaque at the holy well Kilskyre is a sleepy little village in Meath close to the town of Kells whose history is anything but slee...
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Saint Patrick's Well, Carlanstown, County Meath
The interior of the holy well The sleepy village of Carlanstown is located in north-west County Meath, cut through by the Moynalty Ri...
Monday, January 6, 2014
Saint Brigid’s Well, Liscannor, County Clare
The cliffs of Moher There is a wildness in Clare like no other. It is not the bitter and majestic wildness of County...
Thursday, November 28, 2013
The Holy Well At Reask, County Kerry
Gallus Oratory The Dingle peninsula boasts a huge number of impressive archaeological sites. You can almost stand in...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Pinnacle Well, County Clare.
The limestone of the Burren The Pinnacle well in County Clare is situated in the Burren; a place of incredible natural bea...
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