Blessing of St. Diarmaid’s Holy Well on 24th April 2000 by Fr.Tom Beirne, P.P, Knockcroghery.


The Blessing of St. Diarmaid’s Holy Well

On Easter Monday 24th April 2000, a blessing at St Diarmaid’s Holy Well took place following conservation works to the well. Restoration works were also carried out to the stone walls on the approach laneway. The conservation works were carried out through a FÁS scheme involving the local community and Roscommon County Council to celebrate the Millennium.  The blessing was performed by Fr. Tom Beirne P.P, Knockcroghery with the local community gathering to celebrate the blessing.


 Jack Finn restoring the stone wall at An Bothár Mór in 1976.