Anagaire Holy Well

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Anagaire Holy Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Name: Holy Well

Saint Dedication: There is a statue of the Virgin Mary which suggest that it is dedicated to or associated with her (Cronin et al., 2012).

2 Townland, County, GPS

Anagaire, County: Donegal

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well is located on the peninsula, which is to the west of Rinn na Feirste, also known as Rinnamona (Cronin et al., 2012).

Description: The well has a small crevice on the base of a large natural rock bolder (Cronin et al., 2012).

5 Pattern day

Pattern Day: No pattern day is known, but if the well is associated with the Virgin Mary, then the Nativity of Mary, September 8th, may be celebrated.

6 Offerings

The well is still venerated.

Votive Offerings: coins, a statue, and holy medals (Cronin et al., 2012).

9 Publications

"Survey of the Heritage of Holy Wells in County Donegal" - John Cronin & Associates.

10 More


Cronin, John and Associates. 2012. Survey of the Heritage of Holy Wells in County Donegal. Donegal County Council.