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An extract from Seamus Heaney's poem 'Station Island'

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

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

"Many pilgrims surveying the crowds during the night vigil promise themselves that, on their following night of freedom, they will look down from their cubicle windows at the fascination of the scene, when the people emerge and group themselves in…

Anecdotes about the pilgrimage to Saint Patrick's Purgatory

The opening paragraph's of Alice Curtayne's 1932 pamphlet about Lough Derg

A famous account of a 1398 visit by Viscount Ramon de Perellós to Saint Patrick's Purgatory

A famous account of a 1398 visit by Viscount Ramon de Perellós to Saint Patrick's Purgatory