St. Brigid's Well

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St. Brigid's Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St Brigid’s Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Croboy, Meath

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

Cures warts. To obtain the cure, “the person who had the warts had to put in a straight pin into the well for every wart they had. The pins were then left in the well and the warts would disappear” (French 2012: 27).

9 Publications

French, Noel. 2012. Meath Holy Wells. Trim: Meath Heritage Centre.

10 More

The well was “recorded by a school child in the 1930’s” and it is reported that “no pilgrimages took place to this well” (French 2012: 27).