Description of Well Item Type Metadata
1 Name of well and saint
Toberonan, dedicated to St. Odhran
2 Townland, County, GPS
Glenmore Upper, Tipperary
OS 28 9 2
OS 28 9 2
3 Physical description of well and its surroundings
“Situated in a marshy hollow in an upland area with a nearby church to the Northwest. A circular well is enclosed by a drystone wall surviving three courses high with a small stream flowing out from the North face of the well” (Farrelly & O’Brien 275).
The well possesses “curative properties for sore eyes and headaches. Cures were obtained by placing a stone on top of your head” (Farrelly & O’Brien 275).
5 Pattern day
A pilgrimage is made to the well on August 15th (Farrelly & O’Brien 275).
7 Prayer rounds and stations
Prayer stations are performed on October 27th (Farrelly & O’Brien 275).
Farrelly, Jean and Caimin O’Brien. Archaeological Inventory of County Tipperary -North Tipperary. Vol 1. PP 273- 278.