St. Brigid's Well

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St. Brigid's Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St. Brigid's Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Kilrossanty, County Waterford

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

There are actually three wells on site. The main well is dedicated to St. Brigid (Tobar Brigde). The other two are St. Mary's Well (Tobar Muire) and the Well of Jesus (Tobar Íosa). All are in a field located to the south of the ruined Kilrossanty Parish Church & Graveyard.

4 Cure

Cures for sore eyes, pains and aches.

5 Pattern day

On St. Brigid's Day (February 1st) folks circle the old graveyard three times, saying the rosary each time.