Our Lady's Well, St. Mary's Well, Borris, Carlow

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Our Lady's Well, St. Mary's Well, Borris, Carlow

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Our Lady's Well, St. Mary's Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Historically: Clonagoose, County Carlow (now near Borris, Co. Carlow)

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well is located at the site of Clonagoose Church and Graveyard, which is approximately one mile from Borris, Co. Carlow.

5 Pattern day

Reports from Duchas School's Collection (1933) report the last Sunday in June as the well's pattern day.

6 Offerings

Bandages and Money were historically left at the well as offerings.

9 Publications

Duchas School's Collection Volume 0904 pages, 471, 538, 594, and 596-7 contain various historical accounts of the well
Additionally, for information regarding the church, see: John Ryan's 1833 "The History And Antiquities Of The County Of Carlow"

10 More

For location information, as well as photos of the graveyard near the well's location, please see Clonagoose Cemetery on Find a Grave, here: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2643142/clonagoose-cemetery