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What did St Patrick have for breakfast?

What did St Patrick have for breakfast?

| March 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Regina Sexton, food and culinary historian at University College, Cork, this week released research on a study into Ireland’s diet in the fifth century as it made the transition from a Pagan to a Christian society. She says record-keepers in ancient monasteries show that while obesity was not a problem in Patrick’s days, the fare […]

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Freeing White People from Apartheid

Freeing White People from Apartheid

| January 26, 2015

Looking back I think my journey to reconciliation ministry really began in September 1989 in a corrugated tin classroom in downtown Kingston, Jamaica. I was on the island for a gap year in the midst of my theological training and based near the University of the West Indies campus at Mona to the east of […]

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Patrick, the Blonde and the Redhead.

Patrick, the Blonde and the Redhead.

| January 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

St Patrick Breakfast Address, Maynooth 2014 BY FERGUS RYAN. It’s the late 1970s and you’re in San Francisco on St Patrick’s Day, so it’s perhaps no surprise when you turn on your radio to hear the talk show host interviewing an Aer Lingus hostess, who is representing Ireland and telling the world its ancient story. […]

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The Side God is On

The Side God is On

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Imperial War Museum (North) is about two miles outside Manchester City centre and just a stroll from Old Trafford. It is well worth a visit if you are ever over at United-land. The facility was designed by Daniel Libeskind, the Jewish American architect who designed the Jewish Museum in Berlin and, in 2003, won […]

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