Gouladoo Well

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Gouladoo Well

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.

4 Cure

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

6 Offerings

Plastic flowers, rosary beads and coins.

9 Publications

Evelyn Hardy mentioned the well in her 1950 book Summer in Another World".

10 More

Information and Photography: Amanda Clark (www.holywellsofcork.com)