Arts > Irish town finds faith in friendship with Syrian migrants

09 November 2017 | by Lucy Lethbridge

Irish town finds faith in friendship with Syrian migrants



This documentary about Syrian refugees in a remote town in the west of Ireland was remarkable in that it was a genuine, straightforward celebration of religious faith. Islam and Christianity were the two faiths here presented to us in the refugees and the townspeople who welcomed them – but it was faith itself that was clearly behind the spirit at work in Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon.


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