Staff of Jesus Well

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Staff of Jesus Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Staff of Jesus Holy Well, Bachall Íosa, Baghuleesa

2 Townland, County, GPS

Farthingville East, Co. Cork

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well is currently abandoned.
“A jumble of stones around [the] base” of a multi-trunked hawthorne “was all that remained of any possible structure. There was no sign of any water either, though a stream ran close by”

(Clarke, 2018,

4 Cure

“the water said to hold a cure for stomach upsets and sore eyes”

(Clarke, 2018,

5 Pattern day

“Rounds were paid throughout the year but especially on Good Friday.”

(Clarke, 2018,

9 Publications

(Clarke, 2018,