Posts Tagged ‘holy wells’

Now for a Good News story… TSPG is delighted to report that damage to the Calf Well at Tara seems to be rectifying itself. The waters are subsiding after the well structure was damaged by cattle who trampled the well in, causing it to flood and get blocked up. Despite appeals for help to the National Monuments Dept. tw…

The Tara Skryne Preservation Group laid on a free tour of Tara’s sacred wells yesterday as part of National Heritage Week. It was a very enjoyable day and well attended. Thanks to everyone who took part and helped to make it such a success – in more ways than one. We not only showed people where the wells are but made…

Having a rest after cleaning the Nemnach. The water was putrid and stagnant. Someone had shored it up so we released it and cleaned it and cut back the overgrown grass etc. Once the water runs off it will probably be dry until Oct but that’s better than stinking. photographs © Carmel Ní Dhuibheanaigh

Tara Skryne Preservation Group calls for the restoration of the holy wells within the Tara Skryne Landscape. Once a detailed survey has been completed, with all existing and newly located wells identified, TSPG calls for a full restoration plan to be implemented. The restoration should incorporate natural stone into th…