The Leap of Faith Friday Feburary 1st, 2019

Sixth-class students Oisín Lee and Sophie Hannon of St Brigid’s Primary School, Kildare Town who made and presented St Brigid’s crosses to President Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins during their trip to the Áras. Pic: Kenneth O’Halloran.

On the Leap of Faith this week, Dr Kelly Fitzgerald from the School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore at UCD talks about St. Brigid as an icon of feminism and how she could challenge St.Patrick for the role of patron saint of Ireland. 
We meet some of the children from St.Brigid’s Primary School in Kildare who made and presented crosses to President Michael D.Higgins in Áras an Uachtaráin 
Christina O’Connell Musical Director of the Big C Choir tells us about the formation of this Kildare choir and its role in fundraising and RTE Reporter Ailbhe Connelly tells us about a new mindfulness course offered in Dail Eireann for our public representatives. 

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