On The Trail of St Patrick

joy loves travel

After our lovely Wicklow break we drove north to spend some time with my friends and family. Always nice to catch up, we always try to visit somewhere new as well. This trip was no different. I can’t really remember ever being in Downpatrick Co Down so decided to recitify that. Having read about their visitor centre which focuses on the life and times of St Patrick, I thought it would be interesting and worth a visit – it was.

The centre is ultra modern and right in the middle of the little town. They use multi-media, lots of technology and a film right at the end to tell the story of the life of St Patrick. The building was purpose built and is the only permanent exhibition in the world about Ireland’s patron saint.

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Surprised to find we were the only people inside, we paid our entrance fee and…

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