In Ireland, St Brigit became known as "Muire na nGael" (Mary of the Irish), as venerable as the Blessed Virgin, mother of Christ, and second only to St Patrick in the hierarchy of patron saints. However, her story is infinitely more complex, embracing the deities of...
This classic Victorian bar is one of the most stalwart survivors of the Ulster pub scene right down to its crack-riddled sky blue and dusty red tiled floor. In 1981, the windows were blown out when a 400lb car bomb exploded outside the pub. Its present owner has made...
Born in 1927, the Very Rev. Patrick Gill muses upon a horrendous pogrom in 1795 that drove 7,000 Ulster Catholics to Connaught, the impact of the Great Hunger on County Mayo and his own experiences administering a parish at the foot of Croagh Patrick. Unlimited...
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