Lady's well

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Lady's well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Lady’s Well (Tobar Muire) dedicated to Our Lady

2 Townland, County, GPS

Kenmare, County Kerry

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

This well is in the heart of the town. The area is very well maintained with walls and gates carefully preserved and landscaped. After entering the gates there is a pathway “complete with a kissing gate” (Amanda Clarke). The well sits below a statue of Our Lady and is rectangle in shape with concrete on all four sides.

4 Cure

General sickness

5 Pattern day

August 15

6 Offerings

Crosses are inscribed and small stones are left by visitors around the well

9 Publications

Amanda Clarke’s Blog,

10 More

Tour of the site and well: