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Saint Cooey's Well in Newtownards, Northern Ireland

Three medieval wells, battered by the winds of time, hold water with supposed sacred powers. They’re rare tributes to a mysterious saint who appears only in oral traditions rather than texts. The wells are named after Saint Cooey (Saint Cu’Mhaighe), who lived in the seventh century. The Holy Wells are rare physical relics of his alleged existence. Supposedly, the saint prayed and performed miracles on a rock on the nearby shore.
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