Description of Well Item Type Metadata
1 Name of well and saint
Our Lady’s Well
2 Townland, County, GPS
3 Physical description of well and its surroundings
The well is located “near Killeen Castle…Today the well is located on an island in the middle of the lake, just beside the driveway to the Club House at Killeen” (French 2012: 46).
Cures warts. French notes that “in the 1930s there as a big stone with the carved heads of saints at the well…To be cured you had to say five ‘Our Father’, five ‘Hail Mary’s’ and five ‘Glory be to the Fathers’ to each of the stone heads” (French 2012: 46).
“In medieval times there was a confraternity at Killeen dedicated to the Blessed Virgin” (French 2012: 46).
French, Noel. 2012. Meath Holy Wells. Trim: Meath Heritage Centre.