St. Colman MacDuagh

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St. Colman MacDuagh

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St. Colman Mac Duagh’s Blessed Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Teernea, Co. Clare

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The site is currently very overgrown. Locals recently added trees and a dry-stone wall enclosure surrounding the spring with an opening to the well. There is a stone ledge over the spring were offerings are left.

4 Cure

The well can cure sore eyes and head ailments.

5 Pattern day

The well does not have an annual gathering now, but the Saint has a feast day on October 29.

6 Offerings

Offerings include cigarette lighters, rosaries, horseshoes, stones, and religious figurines.

7 Prayer rounds and stations

Prayer rounds are done on Sundays.

9 Publications

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