St. Patrick's Well, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow

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St. Patrick's Well, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St. Patrick's Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Rathvilly, Co. Carlow

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well opening is rectangular and generally covered with a flat slab. It is surrounded by gravel, and the area enclosed with fencing.

5 Pattern day

St. Patrick's Day (17 March)

9 Publications

For a history of the well in the 20th century:
For historical mention of the well:
For more historical accounts, see Irish National Folklore Commission, School's Collection 0909:550 & and 0910: 2, 86-7

10 More

The well is currently located on private land and should not be visited without the permission of the landowner.