St Canaoi's Well

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St Canaoi's Well


Noel Frawley

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St Canoi's Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Kilkee, County Clare

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

It is near Kilkee town, County Clare, a mile or so up the west coast road leading towards Carrigholt

4 Cure

The well is known for its curative properties to people's eyes and its moss has been exported to the USA for many years.

6 Offerings

It is customary to leave mementos to loved ones who are sick or in need of help inside the well.

8 Stories

The well in Kilkee holds sentimental value to me. I left a part of my late wife's necklace in the Well just five years ago to remember her and the family who miss her.