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For the second year in a row, the hugely popular Garland weekend ceremonies at Tobernalt Holy Well, outside Sligo town on the shore of Lough Gill, will not be taking place. It’s because of the Covid virus and concern over the spread of the Delta variant. The ceremonies normally take…

A number of popular religious events in the north west are the latest to fall victim to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Garland Sunday Mass at the holy well of Tobernalt, on the shores of Lough Gill near Sligo, has been cancelled. It usually takes place every year on the last…