St Brigid's Well

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St Brigid's Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St Brigid's Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

St Brigid’s well is located in Bohercom, Co. Galway.
GPS: 53.1999, -8.5605

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

St Brigid’s well is fenced in by a stone wall about four feet high. The stone fence can be entered through a metal gate. At the head of the well is a small painted statue of St Brigid.

4 Cure

The well is known for at least one eye cure.

6 Offerings

Ribbons are often tied to a nearby bush.

9 Publications

Galway Community Heritage Office, St Brigid’s Well, March 13, 2018.

**Photo by Galway Community Heritage Office