St. Brigid

Dublin Core


St. Brigid

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St. Brighid’s Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

County Dublin, Castleknock Village, 53°22’21.96”N, 6°21’46.04”W

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well is located in an alcove and stands outside of the boundary wall of St. Brigid’s Church of Ireland Church; the well is green and appears to be a spicket with a pump, the well has always been covered with a pump in living memory.

4 Cure

Cured disorders of the eyes; the waters of the well are said to be effective in curing human disease, but toxic to all other animals

9 Publications

Branigan, G. (2012). Ancient & holy wells of Dublin.