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
- ContributorMichelle 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.
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
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- Item colour Colour
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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