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Interfaith Blessing of Boats in Passage West, County Cork

The Blessing of the Boats – an interfaith gathering – took place on Sunday, 2nd June, in Passage West, County Cork. This marked the opening of the Passage West Maritime Festival. It was followed by a parade, entertainment and refreshments in the PACE Centre.

Left to right: Saher Mohamed and Kussai Dandachi (Cork Muslim Community), Father Con Cronin, St.Mary's Passage West, Imam Kashif Jamil (Cork Muslim Community), the Revd David Bowles (Church of Ireland) and Angela Murphy (organiser).
Left to right: Saher Mohamed and Kussai Dandachi (Cork Muslim Community), Father Con Cronin, St.Mary's Passage West, Imam Kashif Jamil (Cork Muslim Community), the Revd David Bowles (Church of Ireland) and Angela Murphy (organiser).