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Lough Derg pilgrim numbers increase for first time in more than a decade

“People are talking more about the blessing of this place and the help and the comfort and the compassion of God that it offers.”

2019.08.16.

The world is hungry for God, says Archbishop on Croagh Patrick

“No matter what your troubles, no matter what mistakes you have made or sinful things you have done, you are His son or daughter. You are part of the family. You belong.”

2019.07.28.

Lifejackets for pilgrims to Canons’ Island in Shannon Estuary

“The weather was good and the water was calm. It was a lovely place to be.”

2019.07.15.

Celtic Camino Festival in Westport next weekend

Speakers will include Camino guidebook author John Brierley, who will be focusing on how the Camino can be “a path of awakening, an inner-journey of self-discovery”.

2018.04.09.

St Patrick’s Purgatory is open to pilgrims as Lough Derg season begins

“The notion of embracing the challenges of Lough Derg would appear to be nonsense. But it is glorious nonsense – it is the most wonderful witness to the most profound spiritual values.”

2017.06.04.

Lough Derg season opens

Up to 15,000 pilgrims visit Lough Derg every year (mainly from May to September) and this has been steady for the last number of years.

2015.04.29.

Our Lady’s Island wins Shrine of the Year award

WorldPriest organisation praises Wexford pilgrim centre's prayerful promotion of the Global Rosary Relay in June.

2014.09.12.

Pilgrim card launched for Reek Sunday climb of Croagh Patrick

Pilgrimage will be led by Archbishop Michael Neary of Tuam accompanied by the Apostolic Nuncio and Bishop Brendan Kelly of Achonry.

2013.07.27.

Irish pilgrims on Westmeath camino remember Santiago victims

Camino Walk in north Westmeath has links with Santiago de Compostella in Spain.

2013.07.27.

Inaugural pilgrim walk concludes today

Pilgrims from Australia, America, Denmark, the UK and from all over Ireland take part in Brigid’s Way Celtic Pilgrimage or Slí Bhríde.

2013.07.15.
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