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Saint Brendan’s Voyage

St. Brendan

Many centuries before the Spanish and Dutch explorers were settling and trading in the New World, a humble Irish monk was making the voyage across the wild Atlantic seas in a tiny currach. In this letter we recount how a modern Irish sailor attempted a similar voyage in the duplicate craft, following the path of […]

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Saint Brendans Voyage

How would you like to sail across the atlantic in this little boateen? When I was a young fellow, I went to school in Crosshaven in County Cork – and one day we visited the local boatyard where Tim Severin was building this exact boat – a replica of the boat that Saint Brendan is thought […]

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