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On Lough Derg: Veritas 50th Anniversary Edition

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ISBN: 9781847309365
AuthorDEIRDRE PURCELL, LIAM BLAKE & BISHOP JOS
Pub Date19/09/2019
CountryIRL
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Publisher: Veritas Ireland
Quick overview On Lough Derg, first published in 1988, includes fascinating esays by Bishop Joseph Duffy, who explores the historical background to the site, and novelist Deirdre Purcell, who travels to Lough Derg during Holy Week to meet pilgrims partaking in three arduous days of prayer and fasting. Featuring captivating images by award-winning photographer Liam Blake, this book, which includes a new foreword, is an ideal gift for former or would-be pilgrims who wish to follow in St Davog’s footsteps and for anyone interested in Ireland's impossibly rich cultural heritage.
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The monastic settlement of Lough Derg was established in the fifth century by St Davog, a disciple of St Patrick, on a remote, rocky island in a mountain lake in Co. Donegal. It remains one of Ireland’s most hallowed pilgrimage sites and has fascinated and inspired mystics, poets and supplicants for centuries.

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The monastic settlement of Lough Derg was established in the fifth century by St Davog, a disciple of St Patrick, on a remote, rocky island in a mountain lake in Co. Donegal. It remains one of Ireland’s most hallowed pilgrimage sites and has fascinated and inspired mystics, poets and supplicants for centuries.