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White Stones on a Wild Island: Inishark, Co. Galway

White Stones on a Wild Island
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Inishark is an uninhabited island off the coast of Co. Galway. For centuries, though, it was the site of a mysterious devotional practice that has only recently been unearthed by archaeologists…

Further learning: Ryan Lash, ‘Pebbles and Peregrinatio: The Taskscape of Medieval Devotion on Inishark Island, Ireland’, Medieval Archaeology,
vol. 62 (2018), pp. 83-104; ‘Island Archaeology’ on the ‘Amplify Archaeology’ podcast, with Neil Jackman, Tommy Burke, and Ryan Lash (https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast….

Acknowledgments: We are grateful to Ryan Lash and Michael Gibbons for assistance in researching this video, and to Aidan Day for getting us to the island!

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Shot and edited by Patrick Grant (linktr.ee/patrickgrant) Presented by Fr Conor McDonough OP –

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