4,000 Irish return to Dublin from Lourdes pilgrimage

Published: 19 September 1913

The party of 4,000 Irish people who have recently spent time on pilgrimage at Lourdes have begun arriving back in Dublin, with the largest party disembarking from the SS Cambria. Initial reports suggest that scores of the pilgrims have been cured of the ailments that previously afflicted them. These include lame patients who can now walk unaided.

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