#OTD in Irish History – 27 March:

In the Liturgical calendar, it is the Feast Day of St Suairlech, Bishop of Fore, Co Westmeath. 1174 – Death of St Gelasius of Armagh (meaning ‘servant of Jesus’). He was the learned abbot of Derry for sixteen years and consecrated bishop of Armagh c. 1138, when Saint Malachy resigned and served as primate of […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 27 March:

In the Liturgical calendar, it is the Feast Day of St Suairlech, Bishop of Fore, Co Westmeath. 1174 – Death of St Gelasius of Armagh (meaning ‘servant of Jesus’). He was the learned abbot of Derry for sixteen years and consecrated bishop of Armagh c. 1138, when Saint Malachy resigned and served as primate of […]

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Oíche mhaith agaibh. Goodnight from Stair na hÉireann.

Good instincts tell you what to do long before your head has figured it out. The Emery Celtic Cross, Killea, Co Donegal, Gareth Wray Photography This giant 100 meter long cross is known as the “Emery Celtic Cross” which is proudly named after its creator Liam Emery. Intelligently he planted two different species of pine […]

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