St Patrick’s Well, Clonmel, Co Tipperary, Irelands Ancient East

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: February 13, 2016
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Tipperary
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Saint Patrick’s well in Clonmel, Co Tipperary, Ireland is one of the largest holy wells in Ireland. Situated in a small glen at the bottom of a long set of winding steps, the waters from the well flow into a large pond.
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In the middle of the pond is a small island where a stone cross is set. The cross is believed to be from the 5th century. Here also is a small church which was restored in 1969 with the help of Mr Sam Yorty a former Mayor of Los Angeles, a Mr Armand Hammer an American businessman and the Irish Israeli society of South California.

1. St Patrick's Well, Clonmel, Co Tipperary, Irelands Ancient East

Altitude: 83 m