St. Abbán

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St. Abbán

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Tobar Abbán dedicated to St Abbán

2 Townland, County, GPS

Ballyvourney, Glebe, Co. Cork

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

In a wooded area out from Ballyvourney. The well is a diamond-shaped hole cut into the ground and covered with a tea tray. A collection of likely-relocated ogham stones is nearby on a mound traditionally said to be the saint's grave where votives are left. Leavings include letters, ribbons, and rosaries.

5 Pattern day

16th March

6 Offerings

Letters, ribbons, and rosaries are left at the saint's "grave."

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Photograph by Amanda Clark