Impressions of Lough Derg in the 1890s

Impressions of Lough Derg in the 1890s John Lavery, St Patrick’s Purgatory, Lough Derg. Photo © National Gallery of Ireland, NGI.4666.
Summer outings (No.2 in a six-part series) Daniel
 O’Connor The Canon Daniel O’Connor (1843-1919) was the parish priest in the 1890s in whose domain Lough Derg and the ancient Shrine of St Patrick’s Purgatory lay. He was one of its first real historians of the place, a writer who devoted many years to collecting and…
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