St Brigid's Well?

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St Brigid's Well?


Brendan McSherry

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St Brigid's Well, St Bridget's Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Faughart Upper, County Louth

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

This well is located in the old graveyard adjacent to a ruined late Mediaeval church at Faughart, purportedly the birthplace of Saint Brigid.

5 Pattern day

Feast of St Bridget

6 Offerings

Rags are tied to an adjacent tree (really a cherry laurel bush)

8 Stories

There is a cup for people to drink the water, but the visitor wouldn't drink it since it was at the lowest point in the graveyard.