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Knox stands on the rock to demonstrate his powers of deduction, an event which results in much storytelling upon the return to shore

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

"POLONIA. No one accompanied can brave
The terrors of this gloomy lake..."

"Fourteen years passed [from 1918] before there is mention in the records of another such violent upheaval of the waters…"

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

"There is a lake called Lough Derg in County Donegal which has acquired extraordinary fame both in Christian history and in general literature..."

"I remember a strange Easter Sunday spent on Saints' Island, not indeed with any hope of finding archaeological confirmation of its history, but simply in communing with the past..."

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