Description of Well Item Type Metadata
1 Name of well and saint
Blessed Well, Tobar Beannaithe
2 Townland, County, GPS
Gouladoo, County Cork. GPS: 51.61631469, -9.68414323
3 Physical description of well and its surroundings
The well is located in the top of a hillside near the coast. A tiered stone shrine has a statue niche.
Young women were said to visit the well to learn who they would marry. The well had a cure for rheumatics.
5 Pattern day
No saint dedication or feast day
Plastic flowers, rosary beads and coins.
Evelyn Hardy mentioned the well in her 1950 book Summer in Another World".
Information and Photography: Amanda Clark (www.holywellsofcork.com)