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In July 1985, in the village of Ballinspittle, Co. Cork, a grotto statue of the Virgin Mary came alive and moved. As news of the phenomenon spread, thousands of pilgrims and spectators arrived. Seven years on, we return to see life in the village.
Presented by Derek Mooney
Produced by John McKenna
First broadcast June 1992
An Irish radio documentary from RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland - Documentary on One - the home of Irish radio documentaries.