Name - St Attracta's well -
1/4 mile from old grave-yard where remains of old Church still exist
Former Name - Tobar Aireacht - Spring well - stands in rough ground near a stream - stone wall built all round - Entrance 4' X 2'
Cairn on South west side of well.Formerly place was visited all through the month of August for devotional purposes - particularly on August 11th which is today the date of local Pattern
TRADITIONWell was built in 1467 - some time after a blind boy 22yrs old was brought by his mother from the North of Ireland - They performed 15 visits on a Monday and 15 visits on a Thursday - having said 3 rosaries at each visit. The boy was given sight.Water supposed to be a cure for sore eyes and aching limbs -Water cannot be boiled
No matter how long it is left in a vessel it will not become stagnant.DEVOTIONThree roasaries are said while walking round the well. Sweets, cakes, food and money thrown into well as peace offeringPieces of white flags attached to a white-thorn bush growing beside the well.
GRAVE-YARDLong ago there was a mill in the present grave-yard. This mill was afterwards re-modelled into a church and when Charlestown was built the Church was transformed into a school. The remains of same are to be seen in the grave-yard today.