Dublin Core



Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint


2 Townland, County, GPS

Wilkinstown, Dublin

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

Branigan notes that “Toberacreena, alternatively known as Tobermocreena, was located on the eastern side of the green area in Walkinstown Crescent, Walkinstown…[the well] was destroyed during the course of building works in the 1940s” (Branigan 2012: 97).

4 Cure

Cures disorders of the stomach.

9 Publications

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

10 More

Branigan states that “the well is shrouded in mystery and very little is known about it. Its original Irish name is not known” (Branigan 2012: 97).