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Tobernalt Holy Well

Sligo, Ireland
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A really lovely setting to just sit and look round and get relaxed not everyone may feel that way... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fionnuala N
During a drive around with Irish Cousins

Interesting place to visit as we were told to make sure to visit this location by Australian... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gerry L
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really lovely setting to just sit and look round and get relaxed not everyone may feel that way but the older generation would love this wee spot

1  Thank Fionnuala N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting place to visit as we were told to make sure to visit this location by Australian cousins. We met a couple of cousins at this site that we were not expecting to see. They were able to tell us of the history.

1  Thank Gerry L
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Get away for a quiet period of meditation or prayer. Tranquillity abounds in this shady piece of heaven.

2  Thank Walter R
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Our rambling club had a brief but lovely visit to Tobernalt Holy Well recently. We found it a haven of peace and serenity. A very special place worth visiting.

1  Thank ebaec
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The Holy Well is a beautiful place, a Church outdoors. Congratulations to all who maintain the grounds throughout the year. The Mass Rock, various Shrines, Flowing Water, and the Mysteries of the Rosary and Stations of the Cross help to instill a sense of prayer...More

3  Thank James M
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately hadn't read the reviews before we visited. Expected a peaceful tranquil spiritual place to wander around. It is peaceful and tranquil. Unfortunately the Catholic Church has comandeered it for itself instead of leaving as it was meant to be. Didn't expect to see loads...More

2  Thank Ger D
Reviewed 30 March 2017

When in this area we always stop here. A beautiful peaceful place of Prayer and solitude. Popular with locals and visitors alike

2  Thank MARYANNT45
Reviewed 4 January 2017

lovely little spot to visit I love it for a little visit to just make you feel at peace, light a candle for your loved ones and just take in the lovely area

3  Thank ilovehols2013
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful stop off on our way to donegal. Tranquil setting. Even if you are not religious it's a nice little place to sit and be surrounded by the sound of the trickling water.

4  Thank AoifeB88
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This location is beautiful. We have traveled to many of the sacred places in Ireland and I truly felt a sense of peace while walking the stations at this Holy Well. It is steeped in history and worth reading about before going so you get...More

4  Thank Kellie W
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15 September 2016|
Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
Many have claimed healing from the Mass Rock and from prayer while spending time at the grounds. More information is available on the web site.
Moira K
7 January 2015|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
Copies of Tobernalt Holy Well, History and Heritage are available from St. John's Presbytery, Carraroe, Co.Sligo. 15 pxp or visit the web Site