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Experiencing Ireland's Sacred Places: Downpatrick, Northern Ireland

Experiencing Ireland’s Sacred Places: Downpatrick, Northern Ireland

Experiencing Ireland’s Sacred Places: Downpatrick, Northern Ireland

Experiencing Ireland's Sacred Places: Downpatrick, Northern Ireland ,

In Search of Saint Patrick Like flocks of sheep scattered among the hills, history and legend link numerous places throughout the Emerald Isle to Saint Patrick. . This presented a challenge for Culture Honey Touring when we traveled to Ireland last June to handpick sites for the Celtic Way Pilgrimage we are hosting this September. Our

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Saints of Ireland: The Real Patrick

Saints of Ireland: The Real Patrick

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Origins of St. Patrick’s Day As early as the 9th or 10th century, the Irish observed March 17th as a religious holiday honoring Ireland’s patron saint who died on this date in 461 AD. By the 17th century, a tradition for observing Patrick’s saint day had been established that included attending mass in the morning