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St. Brendan's Well - Valentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 51° 54.606 W 010° 23.923
29U E 403787 N 5751963
Quick Description: Holy well on Valentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland.
Location: Munster, Ireland
Date Posted: 2/5/2011 2:06:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMANV9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
Views: 8

Long Description:
The well is dedicated to St. Brendan an early Celtic Saint. St Brendan known as "The Navigator because of his many voyages. He was born in 484 AD and died in 577 AD. Legend has that St. Brendan sailed to Valentia, scaled the nearby cliffs and just in time baptized and anointed two dying pages. The well has a couple crude stone crosses standing nearby and is called Tobar olla Bhreanain, the well of St. Brendan's anointing.
Nearby car parking: N 51° 54.519 W 010° 23.810

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Visit Instructions:
A photograph of the well would be appreciated to record your visit, but this is not absolutely mandatory, as long as you can describe your visit.
Do you know any more about the history of this well?. If so please let us know.
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