Sunday's well

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Sunday's well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Sunday’s Well, Tobar Ri an Domhnaigh. The well is recorded as being a Sunday’s Well, but it now seems to be dedicated to St. Finbarr.

2 Townland, County, GPS

Cloonshear Beg, County Cork

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

Amanda Clarke notes that the restored well is active and still revered. The well house is built into a bank and is constructed out of mossy large stones. The water is fresh and clear and contained in a rectangular basin. The water seeps out over a flat stone and trickles down into the nearby river. Offerings are pressed into the moss. Cups are on-site for drinking the well waters.

4 Cure

General curing properties.

5 Pattern day

September 25th

6 Offerings

religious statues and rosary beads are left at the well but there is also a pair of scales.

9 Publications

Clarke, Amanda. "Gazetteer." Holy Wells of Cork. Accessed November 4th, 2018.