St. Fintan's Well

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St. Fintan's Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St Fintan’s Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Castleknock, Dublin

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

Branigan reports that the “location of St Fintan’s Well is not known for certain, but it is suggested that it is/was either at the Spa Well/Holy Well in the Phoenix Park (Well 56 above), Poor Man’s Well on the […] Avenue (built over), or the well in the sunken moat at the western entrance to Áras an Uachtaráin” (Branigan 2012: 70).

9 Publications

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