The Gospel according to St Patrick

A new document has come to light which should end all speculation about St Patrick's mission in Ireland.

18th March, 2012
The Gospel according to St Patrick
'The only things they have to trade here are rain and potatoes and, as everybody has loads of both, no one can make any money'.

While sceptics, non-believers, cynics, heretics and historians have questioned many of the details surrounding the life of Ireland's patron saint, a new document has come to light which should end all speculation about St Patrick's mission in Ireland.

Released by a mediaeval version of WikiLeaks, the document is an email - or 'letter' - written by St Patrick to Pope Complicitus IV about his time trying to convert the Irish from paganism and savagery to...

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