In the Footsteps of Saint Patrick

EXHIBITION : ST PATRICK'S DAY AS SEEN ON TV

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Harry Hughes, Chairman of the Croagh Patrick Archaeological Group, explains Ireland's patron saint's connection with this mountain and why it is a place of pilgrimage.

  • Title
    Centenary of the Church of Saint Patrick
  • 1st Broadcast
    17/03/2005
  • Contributor
    Michelle McCaughren (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:20
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    In the Footsteps of Saint Patrick
  • Extended description

    RTÉ News reports from Croagh Patrick in County Mayo.The mountain is associated with Saint Patrick and pilgrimages to the top of the mountain are made regularly.

    In this report, Harry Hughes chairman of the Croagh Patrick Archaeological Group talks to Michelle McCaughren of RTÉ about the lore attached to the mountain.

    The clip includes scenic shots of Clew Bay on a clear day. Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and his feast day is celebrated on March 17th.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report broadcast on St Patrick's Day 2005.

    Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and his feast day is celebrated on March 17th.

  • Local keywords
    Croagh Patrick, County Mayo, Clew Bay, Harry Hughes, Croagh Patrick Archeological Group, Pilgrimage
  • Geographical coverage
    Croagh Patrick, Clew Bay, County Mayo, Ireland
  • Topic
    National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2005
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    BN05/076
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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