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In Ireland, there was no obvious 'Charlemagne' butchering the natives into submission, though the process was not without bloodshed.On the western fringe of Europe, Ireland's iron age tribal society – migratory pastoralist, living by cattle herding, rustling and raiding, and with limited agriculture – had continued largely unchanged either by the rise or the collapse of the western empire.

And so, on that day, I refused to suck the breasts of these men from fear of God, but nevertheless I had hopes that they would come to faith in Jesus Christ, because they were barbarians.

And for this I continued with them, and forthwith we put to sea.

And meanwhile I saw the sun rising in the sky, and while I was crying out 'Helias, Helias' with all my might, lo, the brilliance of that sun fell upon me and immediately shook me free of all the weight 10th century hideaway from the Vikings – a tall tower.

(Clonmacnoise monastery) Clonmacnoise, one of Ireland's earliest monasteries, dating from 545 AD – a century later than 'St Patrick'.

There was never a single large church here, but rather a collection of wooden huts, frequently burnt to the ground – at least 3 times in the 8th century alone, during a 'war' with the rival monastery at Durrow.

What is it but a unique and wonderful act of divine generosity when the Almighty God treats murderers, thieves, adulterers, perjurers, and criminals of all kinds as though they were men of righteousness and worthy to be called to his service.The conversion of northern Europe to Christianity was a bloody and brutal business, continued in the face of fierce resistance by the heathen.Apparently the stone screamed when touched by the true king. Penis Sacrifice The phallic Turoe Stone, Galway, originally stood on the site of an Iron Age ring-fort and is thought to have been an essential element in ritualistic human sacrifice.Vulva Worship Delightfully rude Sheela-na-gig ('Sheelagh of the Breasts').Such symbols of protective 'female power' are found all over Ireland, notably on churches!, p30) Makeovers for the Lord Druid stone captured for Christ (County Kerry) Croagh Patrick, Co.

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