Lady's Well, Dunowen

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Lady's Well, Dunowen

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Lady's Well, Blessed Virgin Mary

2 Townland, County, GPS

Dunowen, Cork
51°32'33.1"N 8°55'15.3"W

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

Leading to the well there is what Amanda Clark suggests may be the original pilgrimage path which is a boreen with pebble floors and high walls ( It seems well taken care of with a statue of Mary atop the wellhouse, there are flowers planted on the wellhouse surrounding Mary. In Amanda Clark's photograph you can see that there is a mug left at the well

4 Cure


5 Pattern day

August 15
It is visited three times a year including August 15th (Power Et al.)

7 Prayer rounds and stations

There is an alter behind the well (

9 Publications by Amanda Clark
Photograph by Amanda Clark
Power Denis et al. Archeological Inventory of County Cork Volume 1: West Cork. Dublin: Stationary Office. PDF. 22 OCT. 2018.