County Mayo

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County Mayo

St Patrick is said to have founded the church here where an abbey now stands. Ballintubber means the ‘townland of Patrick’s well’. There is a Holy Well nearby.

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Ballintubber marks the beginning of the ancient pilgrimage route to Croagh Patrick. For information on all the sites connected with the pilgrimage see this article by Brian Hoban

See also:

Abbey grounds Cross Pilgrim cross St Patrick's Well