Rag Well

Dublin Core


Rag Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Rag Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Diswelltown, Dublin

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well is “located at the entrance to Diswelltown Cottages, south of Castleknock… [it was] previously covered in and a pump erected over it, but this has disappeared…the wall to the rear still has a plaque inscribed ‘Rag Well’.

4 Cure

Cures eye disorders.

6 Offerings

Candles and rags.

9 Publications

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