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.
Caher Pilgrimage - Father 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….