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An unidentified holy well

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Caption   An unidentified holy well
Description   An unidentified holy well.

Holy wells were probably sacred places in pre-Christian Ireland. When Christianity came to Ireland, it used many sites previously associated with pagan worship and the wells became associated with particular Christian saints.  
Collection   RTÉ Murtagh Collection  
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