St. Anastasia's well

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St. Anastasia's well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Saint Anastasia's Blessed Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Tullygarvan West, Co. Clare

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

There is a church beside the well. The small site is surrounded by a wall. The spring has crystal clear waters and is protected by a flagstone roof.

4 Cure

If a person is worried, they bring their cares to the well, pray and await a response. The well can cure many ailments.

5 Pattern day

A mass takes place at the site each July and participants take a bottle of the well water home with them.

6 Offerings

Offerings include candles, religious statues, and floral arrangements.

9 Publications

Houlihan, MIchael. 2015. The Holy Wells of County Clare.

10 More

Anastasia has a feast day on December 25. Christmas