587 – St. Brendan the Navigator, early transatlantic voyager, dies. In the liturgical calendar, today is St. Brendan’s Feast Day.

In 484 Saint Brendan was born in Ciarraighe Luachra near the port of Tralee, in County Kerry, in the province of Munster, in the South West of Ireland. He was baptized at Tubrid, near Ardfert, by Saint Erc. He spent his first year with his parents, then he went to the home of the local […]

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