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The Wider Image: Seafarers’ pilgrimage to MacDara’s Island

Seafarers and other members of the Carna community make an annual pilgrimage to MacDara’s Island, home to a 6th Century oratory, to attend a mass for St. MacDara, the patron saint of fishermen, off the coast of Galway, Ireland, July 16, 2016. The pilgrimage is believed to keep seafarers safe throughout the year. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

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