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A Kidnapped Boy Becomes a Patron Saint

by Philip Jett “My name is Patrick… I was taken prisoner. I was about sixteen… I was taken into captivity in Ireland, along with thousands of others,” Saint Patrick revealed in two letters written in the fifth century called Saint

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Incredible Things You Never Knew About Ireland

I never knew about Ireland

by Christopher Winn Things I Never Knew About Ireland There was an awful lot I never knew about Ireland before I went there to research my book – I never knew that the center of Ireland was made up largely of

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