Pilgrimage

Turas Cholmcille

Glencolmcille is an area of outstanding beauty and a sheer pleasure for walkers.

Lough Derg

For generations of Irish people this has been a place to retreat to, for prayer, fasting and pilgrimage.

Glendalough

Glendalough in Co Wicklow with its famous round tower was one of the most important Christian monastic settlements in Europe.

Skellig Michael

Skellig Micheal is a World heritage site, site of an ancient Christian monastery and an important wild bird sanctuary.

Knock Shrine

Knock is famed as the scene of an apparition of the Virgin Mary, St Joseph and St John the Evangelist and draws large numbers to prayer and pilgrimage.

The Coming of Christianity: 400AD – 800AD

The coming of Christianity brought not just faith but the important skills of reading and writing, until now unavailable to the Celts.

Clonmacnoise

Once a vast ecclesiastical city, the monastic settlements of Clonmacnoise were among the most important in Europe, and left us a rich heritage of …