St. Eigne's well

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St. Eigne's well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St. Eigne's Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Inishowen peninsula of of Donegal

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well is located at the top of Mamore Gap. An engraved stone nearby indicates that the well is that of St. Eigne

4 Cure

Additional shrines next to the well are dedicated to the, Virgin Mother and St. Padre Pio, whose intercessions are also considered to increase the healing qualities of well water.

5 Pattern day

The Feast day is the 15th of August, which is known as the Feast of Assumption of the Virgin Mary.

6 Offerings

Flowers, statues and other prayer items are places outside of the well.