St Brigid's Well Kildare Ireland The site of St Brigid's well in Kildare is a very spiritual place There is a strong link with the pre-Christian celts who also venerated Dana, who was the greatest of the de Danann goddesses; she was the mother of the Iris
The Holy Wells of Ireland - About 60 years ago, a survey claimed there were as many as holy wells in Ireland - more than in any other country in the world. a cripple might bathe in them, hoping for a cure. The Holy Wells of Ireland - Bridget Haggerty
Finnian's Coffin Trough Well in Ballinvalley, Carlow County, Ireland. Photo by Celeste Ray - In Ireland holy wells are the focus of spiritual devotion from prehistoric times. They are sites of daily individual prayer & annual celebrations.