“Could I have come to Ireland without thought of God, merely in my own interest? Who was it made me come? For here I am a prisoner of the Spirit so that I may not see any of my family. Can it be out of the kindness of my heart that I carry out such a labor of mercy on a people who once captured me when they wrecked my father's…Continue
Added by John Anthony Brennan on March 16, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments
In the Great Hall, the attendees had begun to arrive and take their seats. King Laoghaire, already seated in his royal chair in the middle of the hall, was surrounded by his ten hand-picked individuals who attended him at all times and included a “high ranking Nobleman to be his companion; a Brehon judge to deliver and…Continue
Added by John Anthony Brennan on March 9, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments
When Catholicism arrived in Ireland, there had been a strong Celtic presence for centuries. The Celtic religion, Druidism, was based in nature. Mountains, storms, rivers and seasons were all significant in Druidism. Then Saint Patrick arrived.
Added by Lonnie on January 30, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
By Ronnie T. Stout-Kopp
Special to The Wild Geese…Continue