"I've often found myself wondering about the geography -- and geometry -- of intense and contemplative prayer, as found in the many makeshift -- and sometimes more permanent -- hermitages described in ecclesiastical biographies. With this,…"
I knew it was somewhere on the mountain, part of a ruined monastic site. It’s a tiny, boatshaped, Celtic Christian church. I set out on a damp day to find it, climbing the narrow roads above Smerwick Harbour. I was seventeen then, on a scholarship to the Corca Dhuibhne Gaeltacht to learn Irish. There’s a…See More
Felicity a chara, failte to The (New) Wild Geese. We're pleased to have such a committed and far-reaching activist for the epic heritage of the Irish in our community! Looking forward to hearing about your varied projects and supporting them as we all can. Ger