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An account of Lough Derg from a late-nineteenth-century pilgrim.

"Lough Derg has certainly been well chosen as a spot of religious penitence and seclusion, for the character of its scenery harmonises well with such a feeling; it is that of wild and gloomy loneliness."

"The Pettigo river rises about 5 miles north of Pettigo and runs in a southerly direction about a mile north of the village..."