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Author Terry O'Hagan in black and white

Terry O’Hagan

Terry O’Hagan is an archaeologist, historian and researcher at UCD Dublin focusing on Early Irish Christianity and Early Medieval Ireland. He does weird and wonderful things with early Irish history, etymology, hagiography, placenames, folklore, archaeology and landscapes by throwing everything into an interdisciplinary pot and mixing it up. He blogs at Vox Hiberionacum and can also be found on twitter @voxhiberionacum.

Saint Patrick stained glass window from Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, CA.
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Will the Real St. Patrick Please Stand Up

The "St. Patrick" celebrated on March 17 every year has never existed. He was, and is, a metaphorical, literary, and religious conceit.
Skellig Michael where they are filming Star Wars Episode VII

Skellig Michael: An Island Far, Far Away (Where “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Was Filmed)

Star Wars Epiosde VII was filmed on Skellig Michael island in Ireland.