Dublin sends 2,000 pilgrims to Lourdes

David Morgan with student helper James Kehoe from St Kilian’s School in Bray were part of the largest annual pilgrimage to leave Ireland, when 2,000 people from the Archdiocese of Dublin departed for Lourdes on Monday. The 66th Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage saw seven specially chartered flights transport 175 sick pilgrims, 52 volunteer nurses, eight doctors and 300 young people and students as well as parish groupings. Photo: John McElroy