St. Borchill's Well

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St. Borchill's Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St. Borchill's Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Townland: Dysart, County: Louth

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well is in a field, it has a circle of stones built into it and five small steps descending to the well. It may be covered with flagstones and timber.

5 Pattern day

It is celebrated on the 12th of November.

7 Prayer rounds and stations

The well does have stations, although I was unable to find specifics. It appears they are still practiced, and prayers of thanksgiving are said there.

9 Publications

"250 years and still going strong - big week Dysart", Drogheda Independent, Oct. 1, 2016.

"The Holy Wells of County Louth", by Larry Conlon, pages 355-356: