The Leap of Faith Jan 29th,2021

The Leap of Faith Friday 29th January 2021

On the programme tonight; Saint Brigid may have been demoted by the Vatican in 1969, but she still holds a special place in the hearts and minds of Irish people.

Photo – brigidoffaughart.ie

Professor Helen Phelan, Professor of Arts Practice at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick and Pádraig J. Dunne, writer and director of “The Cloak” discuss the influence of St. Brigid on the work of musicians and artists.

We’ll hear too from Dolores Whelan one of the organisers of the Brigid of Faughart Festival taking place on Feb 1st, this year online for the first time.

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