Category: Beliefs

The cross on Carrauntoohil

On my recent trip to Ireland, to the land of my ancestors, I climbed to the top of Ireland’s highest peak, Carrauntoohil, with my friends Simon and Michelle, who make their home these days in Dublin. It was a four hour hike, all uphill, from … Continue reading The cross on Carrauntoohil

Kerry Revival 1861

While doing online research on the Needham family I came across the following statement in an article from the Cambridge (Massachusetts) Tribune from 1901. Mr. Needham owes his conversion to the great religious revival which swept over Ireland in the year 1861. Mr. and Mrs. … Continue reading Kerry Revival 1861