Kelly Division Irish History Presentation

At the annual Irish History Presentation sponsored by the Msgr. Charles Kelly Division, Virginia, Chesterfield County on November 20th, Division Vice President Matt Dullaghan (left) and President Jack Simila (right) thank John Countryman, Emeritus Professor of Fine Arts at Berry College, for his presentation on “The Immrama”, a class of Old Irish mythological tales concerning a hero’s sea journey to the Otherworld. Prof. Berry described in detail St. Brendan’s reported journey to the west of Ireland, passing Iceland and possibly reaching the Canadian Maritimes. These presentations are open to the public as part of the Division’s mission to promote Irish-Catholic history and heritage.