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Places of Significance


What is a Pilgrimage?

A pilgrimage can be defined as a journey, or a search for moral or spiritual significance.
To go on a pilgrimage is to go on a ritual journey with a hallowed purpose.


Places of Pilgrimage/Places of Significance in Ireland


Clonmacnoise Co. Offaly www.sacred-destinations.com/ireland/clonmacnoise
Corrymeela Community Belfast www.corrymeela.org
Croagh Patrick Co. Mayo www.croagh-patrick.com
Downpatrick Co. Down www.downcathedral.org
Faughart Armagh www.brigidoffaughart.ie
Glendalough Monastic City Co. Wicklow www.glendaloughhermitage.ie
Knock Co. Mayo www.knockshrine.ie
Lough Derg – St. Patrick’s Purgatory Lough Derg, Co. Donegal www.loughderg.org
Monasterboice Celtic Crosses Co. Louth www.sacred-destinations.com/ireland/monasterboice
Newgrange Co. Meath www.newgrange.com
Our Lady’s Island Co. Wexford
The Giant’s Causeway Antrim www.giantscausewayofficialguide.com
The Aran Islands Co. Galway www.aranislands.ie