Chapel Well

Dublin Core


Chapel Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Chapel Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Old Bawn, Dublin

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

Branigan notes that “Chapel Well was located in a pointed field at the edge of the Dodder and to the north of Old Bawn Bridge, Tallaght. The site is now within the Dodder Valley Linear Park” (Branigan 2012: 91).

4 Cure

Cures headaches and indigestion.

8 Stories

The well is “said to possess a supernatural trout, and was filled in by the landowner in 1820. It then moved to the other side of the field but the trout did not reappear in the new well. No trace now exists” (Branigan 2012: 91).

9 Publications

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