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Saint Brigid’s Shrine and Well

Faughart Gardens, Dundalk, Ireland
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A place of peace since pre-Christian times

Every time I go to Ireland I must visit St Brigid's Well. the peace and tranquillity of this shrine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scousemaid
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Magic

Can not belive how near we live and have never been, so with vistors home form america I was tasked... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Yvonne74x
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Dublin, Ireland
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1 week ago
“A place of peace since pre-Christian times”
23 Aug 2016
“Magic”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Faughart Gardens, Dundalk, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I go to Ireland I must visit St Brigid's Well. the peace and tranquillity of this shrine draws people from all over Ireland. The grounds are well kept and there are railsin those places that may be slippy in wet weather to help...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Can not belive how near we live and have never been, so with vistors home form america I was tasked with taking them for some Holy Water. The weather was slightly against us on the day, with howling wind and skifts of rain but that...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Our taxi driver from the train to our hotel suggested we visit this shrine...so we hired him for the day! This shrine is so beautiful and peaceful. It is on a hill so the view of the valley is simply picturesque. Our taxi driver was...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

the following extract best describes the site "It is important to know that there are two quite distinctly different sites in two very different locations. Faughart is an early Christian site in a beautiful and evocative setting and the birthplace of Saint Brigid in 453AD....More

4  Thank gerry w
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

St Brigid's stream and shrine are interesting and well worth a wander. Devotees of St Brigid, a 5th century saint who was born here, pray here at the different stations and holy stones along the stream, beginning at the upper shrine. It's calming and picturesque...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

A lovely little shrine in the middle of the rural community in which it is set. Well maintained by locals. You will always find people here when you visit from all over the island of Ireland who hold great belief in St Brigid. Here you...More

Thank 007Dundalk_Co_Louth
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

Also known as Saint Brigit of Kildare or Brigid of Ireland, this is the area where one of the 3 patron saints of Ireland was born and raised. Drive and park of take the 161 bus from Dundalk central station.

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