Holy Well or Spa Well

Dublin Core


Holy Well or Spa Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Holy Well or Spa Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Castleknock, Dublin

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well is “located between two lakes within the area now covered by an extension of Dublin Zoo. It was restored for its mineral qualities and its designation as a Holy Well appears to be no more than a Victorian Folly as opposed to historical veneration. It no longer exists." (Branigan 2012: 69).

9 Publications

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