GRIANAN AILEACH (Carrowreagh) ~ St. Patrick's Well
Just behind the ancient stone fort of Grianán of Aileach is the Holy Well of St. Patrick. To find it simply skirt around the fort on the left side as you approach it and down the hill behind it a little you will see a wooden cross which marks the Well.
It is believed that it was at this site in the 5th century that St. Patrick baptised Prince Eoghan (Owen) which then lead to others following suit and being Baptised too, giving up their previous worship of heathen gods.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: As far as the fort but it is a grassy slope down to the Well, so not accessible to the Well. PARKING: Yes. A car park near the entrance to the fort.
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