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Saint Flannan's Holy Well, Royal Parade, Killaloe
This holy well lies in a cultivated space at the side of the A.I.B. building on Royal Parade in Killaloe Town. It consists of a stone wall in a stepped garden. Steps lead down to the spring, which still has a volume of water in a recess. Sitting beside the well steps is an old Sheela-na-Gig sculpture which is no longer well defi...
The Story of the Errina Canal
Betty Noonan Background The Limerick Navigation project was proposed as a means of transporting goods and people safely on the Shannon River ...
Tobereevul, Tobar Aoibheail, Craglea
This is not what one would consider a regular 'holy well' but is still a site of great cultural and mythic interest. The well is part of a disjointed collection of monuments in Craglea Townland, east of the R463 road. It is on the lower slopes of Craglea Hill overlooking Lough Derg and Béal Ború, the large ringfort associated with the Dalcassian...
Tobermurragh, Tobar Mhuirbheach, Knockyclovaun
This holy well well is now contained in a large hexagonal shaped structure made of red bricks. Each side of the hexagon is about 1 metre wide, and the walls are about 1.7 metres high. It lies in marshy ground, close to Killaloe Pier. There is a constant flow of fresh water, exiting from a pipe at the bottom of the well. This water may be from an aquifer, an underground layer of rock that holds groundwater. The well has been incorporated into a small park or walking area...
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