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A great day was had by all in Downpatrick on St Patrick’s day. From the pilgrimage walk from Saul to Down Cathedral, a wonderful service led by Dean Henry Hull and Bishop Harold Miller, Stew & apple tart on the lawn and finished off with a wonderful parade attended by local politicians and clergy. And […]

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Participants on the Saint Patrick trail at Struell Wells, near Downpatrick, the oldest documented well pilgrimage site in Ireland.  1 August 2011. Photo: Andrew Kingston

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In conjunction with Castlewellan Holiday Week (although you don’t have to be at Castlewellan to join in) Downpatrick congregation offers a relaxed exploration of some sites associated with St Patrick.  These will include Down Cathedral and St Patrick’s Grave, St Patrick’s Memorial Church at Saul, Struell Wells, and ending with sandwiches and cake at the Methodist […]

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