St. Finan

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St. Finan

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St Finans well (Tobar Fhionáin) dedicated to St Finian the Leper

2 Townland, County, GPS

Rathkieran townland in County Kerry

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well is located on the north side of St Finan's Bay. The holy well is enclosed in a stone structure with an arched top.

4 Cure

Sore eyes

5 Pattern day

Feast day is March 16, but also on Archangel Michael's Day on September 29

7 Prayer rounds and stations

Rounds are performed --linked with Tobairin holy well nearby