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Ireland

This saint was sent to Ireland before St. Patrick

While Patrick became the "Apostle of Ireland," he wasn't the first bishop to preach on the Emerald Isle.

Exclusive photos: “Everyone’s Catholic on St. Patrick’s Day!”

Join in the celebration of a great saint in the heart of the Big Apple.

Did you know St. Patrick’s sister is also a saint?

According to local traditions, St. Darerca was a holy woman who had her own role in evangelizing Ireland.

The fire of St. Patrick that led to Ireland’s conversion

The pagan druids were astonished at what happened and many converted to Christianity because of it.

Irish police recover stolen head of 800-year-old Crusader

Returned to its resting place after it had gone missing for a week, it is unclear why the head was stolen.

11 Beautiful Irish wedding traditions for the modern bride

Add a little romantic charm from the Emerald Isle to your special day.

Irish island with ancient monastic ruins up for auction

On a clear day, it looks like paradise.

How St. Patrick’s nephew became a saint

St. Mel of Ardagh came to Ireland with his uncle and helped establish Christianity on the island.

The spiritual meaning behind St. Brigid’s cross

A popular Irish custom has a rich spiritual history behind it.

The Cranberries announce release of final album with the late Dolores O’Riordan

The band said they will not continue without their frontwoman.

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