St. Ultan's Well

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St. Ultan's Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Ultan's Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Townland: Drumgoolan, County: Louth

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well is in a field, it has an approximately two meter spring which overflows into a stream. Large U-shaped pool cut into the slope of the ridge.

4 Cure

It was thought to cure chin cough.

9 Publications

"The Holy Wells of County Louth" by Larry Conlon, 1999, page 458:

"Proposed 450 MW Power Plant at Toomes, Co. Louth. Environmental Impact statement". 2007. By Mott MacDonald Pettit:

10 More

The well does not appear to be in current use, other than possibly for cattle.