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Saint Mary's Well

N 54 Degrees 10' 16.8,W9 Degrees 8' 37.0, Ballina, Ireland
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A Special Place

If you have time, walk down to the well and you will be visiting a little bit of Irishlife, whch is... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Dublindays
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Dublin, Ireland
peaceful

stopped here on way to Rosserk Friary.Its on the way,about 5 mins before the Friary. Park your car... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
rada8
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ireland
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N 54 Degrees 10' 16.8,W9 Degrees 8' 37.0, Ballina, Ireland
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

If you have time, walk down to the well and you will be visiting a little bit of Irishlife, whch is quickly disappearing (thank god says my husband). I found this area to be extremely moving and fascinating , in equal measure.

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

stopped here on way to Rosserk Friary.Its on the way,about 5 mins before the Friary. Park your car and walk down a country lane to it/ I liked the fact its kept as it was all those years ago,peaceful ,quiet,no people,just the sound of a...More

1  Thank rada8
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

I agree with all the other reviews of Marys Well but the standout thing about it is the fairy tree ( hawthorn) that grows out of the roof. Our guide a friend who lives locally says it was a place of worship long before Christianity...More

2  Thank mela1046
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

There seems to be some active ongoing discussion about the extent to which Mary's Well serves more as a testament to noteworthy and impressive events or a wistful bit of Shangrila or Brigadoon. The surrounding literature tends to cover all the popular base possibilities without...More

1  Thank preglad
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

I was so surprised at this beautiful site. It is so peaceful and feels really spiritual. I enjoyed the walk down to it, it felt like I was leaving all the hustle and bustle behind me.

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I visited here after Rosserk Friary. It is beside the friary. It is about a 10-15 minute walk off the road and there is car parking at the top of the walkway. The walk itself is in great condition and ordinary footwear is fine. When...More

1  Thank Redsionnach
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Located nearby the Rosserk Friary there is a wrought iron sign pointing to a holy well. This holy well is called tobair Mhuire (Mary's Well) and it is unusual as it is located within a small church-like structure which was built around 1798 by local...More

1  Thank Inscribe
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

It's about a 15-20 minute walk from the road/parking area. It is a flat and pleasant walk alongside a creek (the sound of the flow of water is very soothing) I wish there was a marker with the history of the place right on site...More

Thank Annabella G
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

St Mary's Well is located down a little lane way about 800 meters off the road to Rosserk Friary. The garden is beautifully maintained and worth seeing.

2  Thank PoshPaddy
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Reminder of days past when people's faith was so simple. Watch out for sign - could be missed. Worth the stroll down to the well. Felt at peace.

2  Thank Deise1944
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