30 November 2006

musical vision

slane hill

just found out that the irish hymn "be thou my vision" (one of my favourites) was written to the tune of a song about slane hill, which is where st. patrick bravely lit the pascal fire, defying the king, and one of the first steps in beginning the spread of christianity around ireland.

1 comment:

  1. what a beautiful picture! and, i love that song, too!