Monthly Archives: February 2012

St Kevin of Glendalough

St Kevin’s journey started at such a place, called Hollywood. It’s still there, a perfectly lovely little village. It is all upland from Ireland’s Hollywood, site of St Kevin’s Chair. Some time in the early 7th century he set out barefoot. … Continue reading

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Film Boost for County Wicklow

The filming of a multi-million euro television production in County Wicklow promises to provide a much needed tourism boost. Discover the many film locations on our award winning day tour from Dublin The BBC is to film a feature length … Continue reading

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St Valentines Relics in Dublin Ireland

In 1835 an Irish Carmelite by the name of John Spratt was visiting Rome. He was well known in Ireland for his skills as a preacher and also for his work among the poor and destitute in Dublin’s Liberties area. … Continue reading

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The Legend of Saint Valentine

The Roman Martyrology commemorates two martyrs named Valentine (or Valentinus) on February 14 which seems to indicate that both were beheaded on the Flaminian Way, one at Rome the other at Terni which is some 60 miles from Rome. Valentine … Continue reading

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