Darby’s Hill Well

Dublin Core


Darby’s Hill Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Darby’s Hill Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Castleknock, Dublin

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

Branigan records that “the well once existed on the high ground somewhere behind the Tractamotors garage… it was overhung by a hawthorn, and it was said that nine visits were needed to obtain a cure. No trace of it remains above ground and its exact location is unknown” (Branigan 2012: 68).

7 Prayer rounds and stations

Nine visits to obtain a cure.

9 Publications

Branigan, Gary. 2012. Ancient and Holy Wells of Ireland. Dublin: The History Press Ireland.