Ferns Co. Wexford Part 2

St Mogue's Well

This well was blessed and dedicated to St Aidan by St Moling (died 697 A.D.), founder of the monastery at St Mullins on the Barrow River. The entrance to the well was built in 1847.

St Peter's Church

Near the well, is St Peter's Church. It is thought that this church was not built until the 16th century. It is probable that the Romanesque window in the south wall and the two Gothic lancets in the east wall were taken from the medieval church at nearby Clone.

St Aidan's Monastery of Adoration

St Aidan's Monastery of Adoration, built on the site of the old parish church, was opened on 14th June 1990 by Bishop Brendan Comiskey. The Chapel is open daily for adoration of the Blessed sacrament.

Ferns Castle

Ferns Castle

Ferns Castle was built early in the 13th century by the Anglo-Norman Marshall family. It is in excellent condition and well worth a visit inside where the oratory is outstanding with its elaborate arches and faces. There is also a moat.

Ferns Castle Oratory

Ferns Castle Oratory Arches

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Photos taken by Fr Aquinas T. Duffy

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