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Ballyduff Carrigane Holy Well Knockaniska West Loop

6.6 mile trail near Ballyduff, Ireland
Difficulty: Unknown
Length: 6.6 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours

Overview :  To reach your starting point, approach Ballyduff on the R666 from the Fermoy direction and turn left at the signpost indicating... more »

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Points of Interest

1. St Michael's Holy Well

St Michael's Holy Well, also known as 'Tobar na Hulla', or 'well of the apples', is said to have curative powers for those with eye ailments.

Stories have it that the glen in which St Michael's Well is found, known locally as the Bloody Glen, was a place that saw prolific faction fighting.

Faction fighting is a practice relating to the Irish... More

2. Blackwater Valley

At Knockaniska West, one has a view back across the Blackwater Valley to the Nagle mountains, Kilworth, Fermoy, and over all the surrounding fields and paddocks.