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Stacked in an alcove of the Augustinian Abbey at Annaghdown, are a group of beautiful sculpted heads from a lost mid-12th century doorway, but how did they end up there?
The Irish Annals say that in 1238 a round tower was built at the monastery of Annaghdown - the last recorded construction of such a building.
The Clonmacnoise and Irish Monasteries Network are looking for interested parties to help organise or support a Saints and Scholars Festival to be held at Clonmacnoise in October 2013. The group will be holding an information meeting on Thursday November 29 at the Old Fort, Shannonbridge.
Colaiste Iognaid is 150 years at its Sea Road site this year, and as part of the celebrations, an international education conference is being held at the Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo this weekend.
Earlier this year, the IHCPT — the Irish Pilgrimage Trust — celebrated its 40th anniversary. Each Easter Sunday approximately 1,000 pilgrims in various different groups leave Ireland destined for a fun-packed week in Lourdes including the Mayo group known as Group 95.
The revelations this week that Cardinal Sean Brady sat in on and conducted interviews with traumatised victims of child rape, believed their story to be true and failed in his moral, Christian and legal duty to inform the gardai, is a true indicator of the extent of the level of denial that exists in the Catholic Church regarding the culture of secrecy.
DEFIANT Bishop of Galway Dr Martin Drennan, who has refused to bow to calls for his resignation after his name was mentioned in The Murphy report into the handling of child abuse in the Dublin archdiocese, is to speak face to face with Pope Benedict in the Vatican next month as the pontiff draws up a response to the Irish abuse scandal.
An unusual feature of the apparition at Knock on August 21 1879, was that it was silent. On all other occasions when the Virgin Mary has appeared, a verbal message was imparted to the visionaries. It was usually an exhortation to pray. But the Knock vision, consisting of Mary, St Joseph, St John the Evangelist, and other religious images, was motionless. There was no verbal message.