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