A complete guide to the world of pilgrimage in medieval Ireland, this book brings the reader on a tour of how Christianity was celebrated in medieval times. Including both the pilgrimages within Ireland and the extraordinary journeys that were undertaken beyond the border, the reader will learn about these arduous undertakings true testaments to the lengths people went to in order to profess their faith. Written by archaeologist Louise Nugent, it explores history in great detail, and uncovers what we can learn from evidence left behind by people long ago. Filled with photographs of the sites as they appear now, alongside maps of the paths that were walked, this book will help the reader understand the paths walked before them and how they can undertake such pilgrimages today.
HARDBACK; 350 PAGES