Category Archives: Marian Shrine

Don’t Blink! You Might Just Miss Lovely Lehanmore!

There are little jewel-like places that dot the highways and by-ways of the Ring of Beara. Each one has something special to offer, it’s just knowing where to look. Lehanmore, Loughane More, An Lochán Mór, County Cork, Ireland….it’s just a … Continue reading

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Stories of Heaven and Hell on the Glengarriff Road to Castletownbere

Driving  back home late one afternoon from Glengarriff (Gleann Garbh in Irish, meaning “Rough glen”) we happened upon another Marian Shrine tucked into the hillside.When I stepped out of the car I could hear the familiar sound of running water. … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, Cahirkeem, County Cork, Ireland

One of the things I love about traveling around the Beara Peninsula is discovering all the surprises tucked away here and there across the countryside. Some of my favourites include the many Marian shrines and grottos tucked into the sides … Continue reading

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