St Declans Well

Saint Declan's Well,

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Name Saint Declan's Well, County Waterford Nearest Town Youghal Access Road R673 About Declan founded a seminar in Ardmore in County Waterford circa.

416 AD.

The holy well served as a baptistery to the primitive Christian missionaries that worked and spread the Christian word throughout the region.

Declan retired for greater seclusion to a little cell he had made himself at the spot where is now the ruin church beside the holy well.

There is no uniform date for this church; the western section is the earlier construction whereas parts of the eastern end show signs of 14th century work.