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Caher Island

Caher Island

Caher Island is located ten kilometers southwest of Roonagh Pier. It was the site of an early Christian monastic settlement (around the 6th and seventh centuries A.D.). A flat stone at the southeast gable of the little ruined oratory on Caher is named "Leaba Phádraic" in honour of St Patrick.


Pilgrimage to Caher Island: Sunday, 15 August  (Provisional)



Caher PilgrimageFather Pat Prendergast

It was on a glorious June day – the I8th to be, exact - that I first visited Caher lsland, and as soon as I saw the ruins of the tiny chapel with the remains of the altar table, still discernible inside the east window, the thought immediately occurred to me that I would like to say Mass on that altar some day. The sight of Read more….



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