Tobar Sorcha/ Sarah's Well

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Tobar Sorcha/ Sarah's Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Tobar Sorcha/ Sarah's Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Doochary Village, Donegal

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

This well is located a short walk from Doochary village. It has public access by a path and has stone pillars at the entrance with inscription. The area is walked and has a grotto with statue. The well itself is contained recent stone circle. The water is purported to cure skin ailments. There are local stories of some residents having spiritual messages. One elderly woman saw an explosion that killed her son,who was on the battlefield during one of the World Wars.

4 Cure

The well has a cure for skin ailment. Bathing affected area and saying accompanying prayer

6 Offerings

There are prayer cards,rosary beads and tokens left below the statue