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Among the many Irish men and women who were cruelly killed during the Cromwellian invasion of Ireland were two female tertiaries of the Dominican Order, Honoria Bourke OP and Honoria Magaen OP, who were living out lives of prayer and ...

In 1890, Sr Agnes Morrogh Bernard arrived in the impoverished town of Foxford, Co. Mayo. By the time of her death in 1932, Foxford had been transformed by the industry and perseverance of this social entrepreneur, urged on by charity, ...

Croagh Patrick, the mighty mountain that dominates the landscape of County Mayo, has long been a site of religious devotion. Ballintubber Abbey plays a key role in that story, witnessing to a time when the Kings of Connacht promoted the ...

Among the pioneering figures associated with the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous is Sr Ignatia Gavin, a Mayowoman with a tender heart and a persevering spirit. #irishhistory #history #christian #catholic #mayo #lovemayo #westofireland #wildatlanticway #alcohol #alcoholism #alcoholicsanonymous #nun #addiction #sobriety ...

Strade in Co. Mayo is home to a medieval Dominican priory with some artworks entirely unique in medieval Ireland. #irishhistory #history #christian #catholic #mayo #lovemayo #westofireland #wildatlanticway #monasticism #celticchristianity #saints Presented by Fr Conor McDonough OP Shot and Edited by ...

Did you know that the monastery that gives its name to County Mayo was founded by English monks? The story of how they ended up there is a fascinating one. #irishhistory #history #christian #catholic #mayo #lovemayo #westofireland #wildatlanticway #inishbofin #monasticism ...