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Malachy claims the River Shannon is responsible for "all the dampness in the world and killing us one by one."
Lourdes is a town in South West France, in the foothills of the Pyrenees. In 1858, it is said that the Virgin Mary appeared 18 times to a young girl, Bernadette. Today, 150 years later, over six million pilgrims visit the shrine each year.