The Friar's Well

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The Friar's Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Friar's Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

The well is located on Carrig Island in Kerry County

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well is at the site of an abandoned friary likely from the 13th century. The building is in ruins and the well is currently inaccessible. It is believed that there are stone lining and steps down to the subterranean well.

6 Offerings

The well is secluded and abandoned on an island. Access is limited and no offerings are given.

8 Stories

Ther well was thought to have some corredpondence with that of St. Senan on Scattery Island, which lies literally opposite off the Clare Coast (Clarke, 2020:

9 Publications

Amanda Clarke, 2020,