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Mary McAleese &
The Man Who Saved Europe

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1x 60min

Mary McAleese, former Irish President, travels through Europe to uncover the legacy of Columbanus, who in AD590 arrived on a European continent that was in crisis. The Roman Empire had collapsed and Europe was divided. Mary McAleese discovers that the message of unity brought from Ireland by Columbanus shows how openness to diversity can offer lessons to the often fractured Europe of today


Directed by: Declan McGrath

Produced by: David Kilpatrick


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