St. Colmcille's well

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St. Colmcille's well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St. Columb's Well, dedicated to St. Colmcille

2 Townland, County, GPS

Carrownaglogh, Tipperary
OS 6 4 2

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

“Located north of Terryglass village c. 3m west of a nearby stream with a linear earthwork nearby; part of the monastic complex. A roughly circular shaped well (0.68 x 0.6m; D 0.25m) enclosed by a semicircular shaped stone wall (H 0.85m; T 0.3m). There is a small crucifix in a niche on the inner face of the enclosing wall” (Farrelly & O’Brien, 2002: 274).

4 Cure

The well is used by local people for the curative powers for headaches (Farrelly & O’Brien, 2002: 274).

9 Publications

Farrelly, Jean and Caimin O’Brien. 2002. Archaeological Inventory of County Tipperary- North Tipperary. Vol 1. Dublin : Stationery Office.
PP 273- 278.