St Begnet's Holy Well

Christian Site in Dalkey

A few hundred metres offshore is Dalkey Island, home to St Begnet’s Holy Well, the most important of Dalkey’s so-called holy wells. This one is reputed to cure rheumatism, making the island a popular destination for tourists and the faithful alike. The island is easily accessible by boat from Coliemore Harbour; you can’t book a boat, so just show up.