I recently visited a holy well at Ogulla near Tulsk, Co. Roscommon. The well is believed to be the location where St Patrick baptised Ethne and Fidelm, the daughters of the High King of Ireland.
The well is still a site of devotion and people leave votive offerings at statue of St Patrick. People also perform stations of the cross around the site.
Beside the holy well is a small modern oratory.
According to locals mass is held here on last Sunday of June
The well is associated with healing and a number of cures have been recorded here.
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