St Patrick's Well, Clonmel

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St Patrick's Well, Clonmel

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St. Patrick's Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Clonmel, Tipperary
OS 75 171 224

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

St. Patrick’s Holy Well fills a lake with a little cross on an island in the center. There is a church to the side of the well that is St. Patrick’s Church. (Lonergan)

4 Cure

The well obtains healing properties, specifically for skin diseases and stomach illnesses. You can obtain these healing properties by putting your feet into the water (Lonergan).

5 Pattern day

The pattern day is celebrated with a mass on the last Thursday of June (Lonergan).

7 Prayer rounds and stations

There are stone crosses placed around the perimeter wall of the well, and these crosses are placed for the Stations of the Cross (Lonergan).

8 Stories

St. Patrick visited the well in the 5th century (Lonergan). People have been visiting this well for 6,000 years (Lonergan).