General Information on St Brendan

 

Brendan for today - Feast Day, May 16th

As Kerry prepares to celebrate the Gathering of Kerry people to honour Saint Brendan the Navigator on the week of his Feast Day May 16th, it seems proper to say a little about him.

St.Brendan International Conference - May 2013

St.Brendan International Conference - May 2013

New St.Brendan Voyage window at Fenit Church

New St.Brendan Voyage window at Fenit Church, installed in November 2012

Europe and the Irish Monks by Enzo Farinella

We knew that the Celts founded the first Europe, but very few are aware that Irish monks had a very important role in Medieval Europe, which they transformed culturally and spiritually.

Latest news on the Brendan Project June 2007

The Monument to Saint Brendan The Navigator was unveiled on Sunday September 19th 2004. by Bishop Bill Murphy, Bishop of Kerry and successor of St. Brendan.

Children's drawings of Saint Brendan

Various drawings by children about Saint Brendan

Brendan's Fair Isle - tribute song

Tribute song to Saint Brendan performed by D'Arcy Broderick

The Case for Recognition of Fenit as a World Heritage Site

Here we outline the Case for the Recognition of Fenit as a World Heritage Site
Mass at Oileán tSeannaigh

Mass at Oileán tSeannaigh

On August 14th 2011 100 people attended Mass on Oileán tSeannaigh, one of the Maharee Islands, 6 miles west of Fenit Co.Kerry

Further information on the 6th Century

The years 491 to 615 saw the most remarkable men, women and events that ever Ireland produced.

Further Information on St Brendan

Two Irishmen are named for their achievements, Daniel O Connell, the Liberator and Saint Brendan of Fenit, the Navigator.

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