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Notes on Castleconnell, County Limerick

An Efficacious Spa   For over 200 years, Castleconnell was celebrated across Ireland for its chalybeate waters. Its therapeutic mineral waters drew vast crowds to the spa resort. They arrived on ‘common carts, traps, side-cars, back-to-backs and even donkey carts,’ while some walked from as far away as Nenagh and Tipperary. Drinking the ‘mysterious’ spring-water […]