St Fechin

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St Fechin

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St Fechin Holy Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Omey Island, County Galway

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

Stones line a U-shaped path leading to the well.

6 Offerings

Personal items and white stones are left at the top of a structure beside the well.

8 Stories

St. Fechin founded a monastery on the island in 7th century.

9 Publications

Previte, Anthony. 2008. A Guide to Connemara’s Early Christian Sites. Oldchapel Press.

10 More

In the same area of the well is the site of a medieval church.

Photo credits to Fr John Musther