Well, What’s in a Name?
Full title: Miscellanea. Father Germaine’s Well at Lackan, Parish of Boystown (alias Baltyboys), in the County Wicklow
Creator / Author: OMURETHI (pseudonym)
Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 2p
Journal Information: Journal of the County Kildare Archaeological Society, Vol. V (Number 3), pp. 203-204
When Published: January 1907
Publisher / Place of Publication: E. Ponsonby, Dublin for County Kildare Archaeological Society / Co. Kildare
About: This short piece recounts some of the stories that were associated with this well at the time of writing in 1907. Originally known as St. Boden’s Well, we find out how it came to be called Father Germaine’s Well, before being dedicated to Our Lady of Mount Carmel around 1902.
ID number(s): 0332-0782
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Extra #3: This article is summarised by Mattie Lennon in Valleymount. Facets of our Local History Part Three
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