St. Colmcille's well

Dublin Core


St. Colmcille's well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St. Colmcille (Columba)

2 Townland, County, GPS

Found in the Townland of Swords in County Dublin

8 Stories

St. Colmcille is said to have founded the monastery here in 512, though it may have been St. Finan Leper. There is a Round Tower nearby.

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