Posts Tagged with "religion"

Pilgrims complete religious devotion in “12 pubs” – one for each disciple

Monday, December 9, 2013


Thousands of pilgrims across the world have been pledging their devotion to Christ ahead of the Christmas season, in a devotion colloquially referred to as “12 Pubs”. Debate remains over the origins of the devotion, which sees Christians undertake a gruelling display of digestive agility while imbibing large amounts of water which has been turned […]

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NUIG’s Legion of Mary Society sticks it to gay people

Saturday, November 30, 2013


There was a bit of a hubbub in the National University Of Ireland in Galway recently. The Legion of Mary Society (a Catholic group rather than a society for people named Mary, unfortunately) put up posters around the campus urging gay people to get in touch with them so they can help them pray away […]

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