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Lough Derg - intensive care for the soul

The voluntary deprivations and discomfort of a Lough Derg pilgrimage might be counter-intuitive, but can be 'intensive care for the soul', says Monsignor Joseph McGuinness

Lough Derg has offered a place of spiritual refreshment since the time of St Patrick.
Monsignor Joseph McGuinness
ONE of the many legends which surround this ancient and sacred island of pilgrimage relates to the meaning of its name - Lough Derg. It is said that the name comes from the Irish Loch Dearg, meanin[...]

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