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Sacred Ireland: Holy Land – Channel 5

It is generally thought that St Patrick converted the Irish to Christianity, but what if there was some other worldly event that made the Irish abandon paganism? Sacred Ireland explains

It is generally thought that St Patrick converted the Irish to Christianity, but what if there was some other worldly event that made the Irish abandon paganism?

What did the people of ancient Ireland think when they saw comets and meteors streak across the skies?

Sacred Ireland: Holy Land - C5 Pagan Family

How pagan Ireland may have looked

In this intriguing documentary, historians ponder the idea that these events precipitated great shifts in religious thinking, including Ireland’s conversion to Christianity around 540AD.

TV Times rating: ***