St. Darerca's Well, Sunday's Well

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St. Darerca's Well, Sunday's Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Toberreendoney (Sunday's Well), but dedicated to St. Darerca.

2 Townland, County, GPS

Ballymanagh, Co. Kerry

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

Housed within a stone and mortar construction on the lower south slopes of Coombe Hill.

4 Cure

A spiritual cure for sin.

5 Pattern day

March 22 and celebration is unknown.

6 Offerings

Coins or other personal items.

7 Prayer rounds and stations

Clockwise rounds like traditional Christian wells.

9 Publications

10 More

The name Toberreendoney translates to "the well of the king of Sunday" as these wells were always Christian wells.