Medieval Irish pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela


Bernadette Cunningham

Paperback €17.95
Catalogue Price: €19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84682-729-7
November 2018. 208pp; ills

'There is bound to be interest in Bernadette Cunningham's Medieval Irish pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela. Anyone who ventures to pick up this book will not be disappointed ... Cunningham looks at the people who went, their motives, the practicalities of the journey and how they changed over time', Archaeology Ireland (Spring 2019).

' A new book explores the early development of this enduring Irish attachment to the Caminio ... and reveals that connection to go back much further than previously thought. The author ... provides a fascinating and very important platform for our understanding of this pilgrimage phenomenon and its "cult of St James" ... Essential reading for those wishing to understand and fully appreciate the Irish connection to Santiago de Compostela', Ireland's Genealogical Gazette (Jan 2019).