Phoenix Park, Dublin.
The day after Pope John Paul II’s Papal Mass, September, 30 1979.
Earlier: The Great Multitude
Pics by Noel Robinson
Ballyfermot and St Mark’s Heritage
Thanks Ken Larkin and the Robinson Family
On this day in 1979, Eamonn Casey and Michael Cleary were the warmup act for Pope John Paul II in Ballybrit, Galway.
They wanted to bind us together.
He told us he loved us.
Watch in full here.
Previously: Where Were You When We Were Getting High?
He Wore Protection
TG4’s Pobal Ag Guí.
“I hope you like my new material.”
Remarkable, pew-shattering footage of seminarians in a fervour welcoming Pope John Paul II to Maynooth in 1979 (Scroll to the 10:30 mark).
On our knees.
At the Pope’s youth Mass in Ballybrit Racecourse, Galway.