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Conference 2023:

16 May - Feast Day of St Brendan

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The Public Lecture on 16 May by Prof. Jonathan Wooding will refer to the story of St Brendan, whose feast-day coincides with the opening day of the INSS 2023 conference.

The links on this page provide further information about St Brendan and music and places associated with him. They have been kindly provided by Dr Anne Kennelly, a graduate of the MA in Applied Spirituality at the South East Technological University, Waterford, Ireland, where the conference is taking place.

Click the link below to see Dr Anne Kennelly in conversation about St Brendan the Navigator with Dr Michael O’Sullivan, Director of SpIRE and INSS 2023 Conference Chair.

"Saint Brendan and the Whale" from a

15th-century manuscript (Wikipedia)

Watch the conversation between Anne and Michael 

When prompted, use the Passcode: 6XLL=9uh

(The recording information may be copied and shared.)

Music associated with St Brendan

Listen to ‘The Brendan Voyage – Suite for Uilleann Pipes and Orchestra’:

Use the Spotify link to this album:

Use the Tara music link  to The Brendan Voyage - Composed Shaun Davey / Soloist Liam O'Flynn. It gives a comprehensive background to the St Brendan story and offers the option of downloading the various movements.

Further information about the Brendan Voyage

The link below will take you to:

‘Tim Severin's The Brendan Voyage

Read information and see photographs associated with:

a trio of medieval churches to St Brendan

CH, 23 February 2023

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