Balllinasloe Horse Fair
This traditional horse fair in rural Ireland is held every October and is one of the oldest and largest horse fairs in Europe.
The harrowing remains of these concentration camps was made even more poignant with a visit the day after a commeration for those who died there.
Lough Derg Pilgrimage
Millions of pilgrims have made their way to Lough Derg in Co Donegal, Ireland for a three day pilgrimage at the island sanctuary of St Patrick's Purgatory. Footwear and food are abandoned for the duration of the pilgrimage which promises the opportunity to step back, take stock and examine life.